David started flying training with the British Army in 1998. He carried out a wide range of roles for HM Forces before leaving the military in 2010, after 16 years service.

On leaving the forces he then spent 5 years flying for the Police, firstly on EC135 for Surrey/Sussex Constabularies and then for the Metropolitan Police flying EC145, highlighted by supporting the London Olympics in 2012.

David joined Starspeed in 2015 and now flies the EC145 and EC155.

Pilot since: 1998

Total helicopter hours: 3,600

License type: EASA CPL(H) with Instrument Rating