Sandra has over 20 years of aircraft maintenance experience starting with the completion of an Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship (Mechanical) with Ansett Australia in Melbourne in the 1990’s. After moving to the UK in 2005, Sandra continued to work as an engineer in third-party MROs eventually moving into a commercial department support role as a Man Hour Estimator for maintenance bids. Further roles extending to planning departments included Planning Engineer and Production Planner. Sandra’s extensive aircraft type experience across heavy and line maintenance environments, both “on tools” and as an Estimating and Planning Department Manager, include Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier British Aerospace and SAAB aircraft. Operations have spanned across commercial, business, and regional aspects of the industry.