Sep 25, 2023
Start your engines as we take off with today’s guest, Captain Marie Davis. Join us as we delve into her career journey, exploring the path that ultimately led her to thrive as an aviation trainer. So tune in to discover her insights about raising a family as a pilot and the impact that relationships can have on your career!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE
The benefit of flying simulators in minimizing your aircraft flying fear
The impact of networking on your aviation career
Essential factors to consider when choosing an airline to work for
Benefits of leveraging simulators in boosting your instrument scan
Ways that you can heighten your preparation before training
ABOUT CAPTAIN MARIE DAVIS
Originally from San Diego, California, Marie Davis is a Piedmont EMB145 Captain and EMB145 Instructor Pilot. Marie began her aviation career as a dispatcher for the flight school, where she pursued her certificates. After completing her training, she was hired as an instructor and became the Assistant Chief Pilot there. She progressed to single pilot part 135, flying canceled bank checks, then to a captain at Mesaba Airlines, then a captain for NetJets Aviation, followed by an almost 10-year break from aviation to enjoy being a mom and staying home with her son.
Marie returned to aviation as a Simulator Pilot Instructor, where she taught the E190 and then A32F for 4 years. She followed that with a return to line flying in October 2021 as she was hired as a Direct Entry Captain for Piedmont Airlines and was also brought into the training department as a simulator instructor.
CONNECT WITH CAPTAIN MARIE
Website: Piedmont Airlines
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