Andy Wyatt is a former Red Arrows Pilot.
A current commercial airline Captain, Andy now uses digital technology to fly Boeing 747s on long haul routes worldwide.
He joined the RAF aged 18 and on completion of flying training was selected to fly the iconic English Electric Lightning fighter jet. Andy’s duties included intercepting Russian aircraft during the height of the Cold War.
Following a tour of duty as a Qualified Flying Instructor, including a season as the Solo Hawk Display Pilot, Andy was selected to join the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – The Red Arrows.
Andy Wyatt completed over 300 displays during his three years with the Red Arrows and was a member of the Elite Synchro Pair.
He was awarded the Queens Commendation for Valuable Services in the Air in 1992. He was promoted to Squadron Leader before taking command of 92 Squadron where he continued to fly the Hawk as a Qualified Weapons Instructor.
He left the RAF in 1998 to follow a career in commercial aviation and since then has been flying long haul routes worldwide.
Andy has accumulated over 20,000 flying hours on numerous types of aircraft and has a wealth of experience in military, general and commercial aviation.
Red Arrows Motivational Speaker
As a motivational speaker, Andy Wyatt delivers presentations to a varied selection of clients including The BP Group, The Business Leadership Academy, Gloucestershire Constabulary, The National Nuclear Laboratory, Crossrail, The Orbit Group, JCI, Electricity Northwest, Severn Trent Water, Sherwin Williams and The WJA.
Motivational Speaking topics include:
- Teamwork – Self-belief and Trust.
- The Importance of Risk Assessment, Scenario Planning and Debriefing.
- Aviation in the Digital Age.
Insight Lectures include:
- The Red Arrows (including recent in-cockpit video footage).
- The World’s Most Dangerous Airports.
- Flying The Queen… and other anecdotes.
- Concorde – The Icon.