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David Evans

Check and Training Captain

Flight QF32; Engine explosion on take-off on the Airbus A380

David Evans is a Check and Training Captain Airbus A380 for Qantas Airways Ltd. Having joined Qantas in 1984 as a Second Officer on the ÒClassicÓ Boeing 747, he quickly moved through the ranks gaining initial command on the Boeing 767 six years later. In 2005 having flown all the aircraft in the Qantas ÒLong-haul FleetÓ, he was invited to be part of the team that introduced the Airbus A380. His current role is to instruct, train and check Captains, First Officers and Second Officers on Qantas A380 aircraft during line operations