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Barry Hirons

Barry Hirons

Aviation Surveyor, Charles Taylor Adjusting

Telephone 020 7398 5370
Mobile07554 334 180

The Minster Building
21 Mincing Lane
United Kingdom


Aircraft Recovery, Aircraft Inspection, Maintenance Management, Continued Airworthiness Management, Emergency Planning, Project Management

About This Individual
  • Barry re-joined Charles Taylor in 2018 having previously worked in the CTA Dubai office. He began his career at British Airways as an apprentice in 1988 and subsequently gained his licences and approvals on Boeing, Airbus and McDonnell Douglas aircraft, initially working at London Heathrow and then as an overseas station engineer undertaking temporary relief assignments at airports in Africa, Far East and Caribbean.
  • After returning to the UK to take up a Maintenance Control Duty Engineer role with Air2000 and then moving to Flyjet at LGW as Maintenance Manager, he went on to establish Aviation Maintenance Management Limited in 2006 providing project management services to aircraft leasing companies. Barry handled numerous aircraft repossessions, lease transitions and complex modification programmes.
  • Moving to the Middle East in 2012, he worked in the CTA Dubai office as Resident Surveyor gaining experience in general aviation before joining Etihad Airways as Manager – Maintenance Operations where alongside his responsibilities for both minor scheduled and casualty maintenance activities Barry developed Etihad Airways’ Aircraft Recovery capability.
  • Holding the position of Aircraft Recovery Manager for all five Abu Dhabi Airports, Barry was involved in the evolution and integration of Airline and Airport Emergency Response and Business Continuity Plans. 

Professional Qualifications

  • EASA B1 Aircraft Maintenance Licence
  • GCAA B1 Aircraft Maintenance Licence
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Air Safety Management
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt