George Capon Ssarted flying in 1983 qualifying as a flying instructor in 1988 and a EASA PPL single and multi engine examiner in 2009. Currently Flying for a major UK airline on the Airbus, with 16,000 hours having flown 14 types of aircraft over 5,700 kgs, approximately 3,000 are in aircraft under 5,700kgs,
Obtaining a FAA CPL IR single and multi with CFi and CFII ratings in 1987, he has presented over 40 candidates to the FAA for all the available ratings and all passed first time.
Joining the Air Cadet organisation in 1976 he went solo in 1983 in a Kirby Cadet MK3 and currently holds an A2* category with over 6,000 launches and 500 hours on the Grob 103A Viking glider
For 28 years he has represented flying instructors on the AOPA flying instructor committee and for a for a couple of years concurrently represented flying clubs on the AOPA corporate committee.
For the last 2 years he has represented General aviation at the United Kingdom AIRPROX board.
He is also a Liveryman of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots and Navigators.