Andy Wyatt

Former RAF & Red Arrow Display Pilot, Chief Pilot for Longtail Aviation, & Captain of the Boeing 737 for British Airways

  • Squadron Leader of The Honourable Company of Air Pilots
  • Captain of the Boeing 737 for British Airways
  • Hawk QFI, QWI, Lightning, and Red Arrow Pilot for the Royal Air Force

When Andy Wyatt is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

The Red Arrows
The English Electric Lightning
Imperial Airways
Military Speaker
Motivational Speaker
Commercial Airlines
Flight Theory
Team Building

Admired for his career as a Red Arrow Display Pilot and Royal Air Force Pilot, Andy Wyatt is a leading authority in his industry. Having demonstrated skills of leadership, high performance, and teamwork, he has navigated some of the most high-pressure environments known to man. With many years of experience on the front line, Andy has gained vast amounts of industry knowledge and experience, allowing him to become a highly sought-after speaker for events, ranging from conferences to after-dinner keynotes.

In 1979, Andy made the brave decision to enrol for the Royal Air Force. After completing his training, he gained the opportunity to fly the English Electric Lightning and divert Russian aircraft during the Cold War. Showcasing his powerful mentality, Andy climbed the ranks and was selected to become a Display Pilot for the Red Arrows. A key part of the team, he secured positions such as Hawk Squadron Commander, Deputy Chief Flying Instructor, and Hawk Fleet Manager. A trusted pilot, he was able to display Hawk, Venom, Vampire, Hunter, Antonov An2, Yak 52, Extra 300, and Boeing Stearman during his service.

Having gained nearly 20 years of incredible experience working for the Royal Air Force, Andy announced his retirement in 2014. Determined not to leave the skies, he became the Captain of the Boeing 737 for British Airways. Having devoted over 20 years to transporting passengers around the world, in 2020 Andy decided to fulfil the position of Chief Pilot for Longtail Aviation. A testament to his admirable career, Andy is proud to share his unique career journey with audiences at speaking events.

A remarkable high performance speaker, Andy Wyatt is now in high demand to attend speaking engagements internationally. Having collated numerous impressive stories to share with audiences, he is prepared to share his expert knowledge on elite teams, strong coaching, and leadership in his presentations. With an empowering journey to share, Andy is the ideal speaker to implement a peak performance mindset into audiences present at his events.

Official Testimonials

Andy Wyatt is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“Andy was absolutely brilliant – we’ve had rave feedback from attendees. Andy is a fantastic speaker and delivered a fascinating, insightful, inspiring talk – he really helped us to end the day on a high, and gave us a lot to think about. His lessons bout teamship were powerfully told and he attentively answered all our questions. Andy was thoroughly professional and extremely pleasant to deal with throughout the entire experience, we couldn’t have asked for more.”

Rachel, M3

“Andy was superb and exceeded any expectations that we had. He tailored his presentation to the messaging of our event, provided valuable insight for guests and the feedback since has been outstanding. Andy was a pleasure to work with, completely inspiring and quite possibly the nicest person I’ve ever met. Thanks for sharing your experience with us Andy!”

Charlotte, Canon Ltd

“It was great, Charlotte. Andy’s a really lovely man and everyone loved his presentation. It was so interesting, and I was actually moved when you played the first video clip by how fabulous the Red Arrows flying is. We had great feedback from the audience – who all really enjoyed it.”

Sally, Electricity North West

To enquire about Andy Wyatt for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via or call a booking agent on 0203 0070 319.