Children's Wales Air Ambulance

It is our aim to serve the whole of Wales, including Wales' youngest patients.

The Children's Wales Air Ambulance is a specialist division of our charity, providing the expert care and transport required for paediatric and neonatal patients. Our fourth helicopter makes us the largest air ambulance in the UK and is used for providing a range of treatments for paediatric patients.

We help around 400 children and babies a year, either on emergency 999 missions or by using our dedicated transfer helicopter.



1. How long have you worked with Wales Air Ambulance?
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I started flying for Wales Air Ambulance in 2017, at first flying the Cardiff aircraft before changing base to Dafen.
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2. Have you always wanted to be a pilot?
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I've always had an interest in flying, one year I was at the British Grand Prix and saw all the helicopters coming and going and I decided to have a go. I went for a trial lesson and there was no turning back.
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3. What does it mean to you to fly for WAA?
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Flying for WAA means being part of a team of people dedicated to serving Wales, I am proud to play my part in safely delivering crews to scene. 
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4. If you weren't a pilot, what would you be?
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Before I started flying I was a sound engineer.
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5. When are where did you do your training? Civilian or military?
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I came through the civilian route, I trained in the USA and UK. I then trained as an instructor which was the start of building my experience through a variety of flying roles.

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