Rich Pillans, Chief Executive

As the charity’s Chief Executive, Rich leads the team of volunteers who make our amazing charity a success.

Rich also flies the Bell 47 Sioux helicopter in The Flight’s signature 4-ship flying display and his favourite task is to take the Sioux into schools to inspire young people about aviation.

Rich is married with two daughters and his day job is the Chief Test Pilot for Boeing UK & Australia, leading aircrew and engineering teams across both countries.