Ciarán Morrison

Ciarán Morrison

Profile

Ciarán Morrison holds a BSc (Hons) in Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies (2019) and is a qualified Commercial Pilot under the UK Civil Aviation Authority and Irish Aviation Authority (2020). In 2019, following graduation from the University and successful completion of the EASA Airline Transport Pilot Licence theoretical examinations, Ciarán returned to the University of Leeds to teach the second year Advanced Pilot Theory module on the Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies degree programme. Ciarán is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the University flight simulators which include an Airbus A320 fixed base simulator, Piper Seneca PA34 Flight Navigation Procedures Trainer (FNPT II) and two desktop flight simulators. Ciarán is also responsible for supervising the simulator/flight training based research projects in level two and level three of the Aviation degree programme and mentoring undergraduates that seek to train as commercial pilots in the future. 

Ciarán holds operational experience within the aviation industry and is currently a First Officer at a UK Specialist Airborne Operator. Ciarán also has an interest in the transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air. He holds a particular interest in flight training and making it accessible to all whom aspire to become commercial pilots in the future.

He is an Associate Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Responsibilities

  • Aviation Simulator Manager
  • Advanced Pilot Theory Lecturer
  • Flight Training Mentorship
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Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons)
  • UK CAA fATPL
  • EASA IAA fATPL

Professional memberships

  • Associate Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society RAeS

Student education

Ciarán supervises several undergraduate research projects in level two and three of the Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies and Management degree programme.