Our Team

Padpilot is made up of a dedicated team with years of experience. We have a vast knowledge of ATPL theory and aviation training. Our team includes experts in 3D graphics, 2D illustration, video and animation. All our books are produced in-house.

Plus a friendly technical support team are always on hand. They are here to help if you should have a problem or an enquiry.

Above all the Padpilot team share one vision; to deliver the most up-to-date and factually correct training material.

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Master Editor at Desk

Graham Cownie

Managing Director and Master Editor

Graham’s passion is for ATPL training of the highest quality. Current and effective training, delivered by quality instructors, using the latest technology. Meaning our students get the best possible start to their commercial career.

Graham has been involved in aviation training for a number of years. As a former RAF pilot, instructor and subject matter expert (SME), he has written many books. He was involved in creating computer based training packages such as ‘ATPL digital’ and ‘ATPL Online’ question bank.

Jill Cownie

Director and Technical Support

Before starting her own company with Graham, Jill held a variety of positions. These involved administration, staff welfare and financial administration. She also worked as a tutor in IT studies for the Open University.

Jill is now our primary point of contact for all our customers. In conjunction with Sammy Hartnett, she runs the technical support help desk. They will deal with any problem our customers may have – no matter how obscure!

Technical Support

Padpilot’s technical support team are friendly and always happy to help should a you require assistance.

They can help you with:

  • Apple Books problems

  • ATPL Online subscriptions

  • iTunes U

  • Student Workbooks

  • And any other query you may have.

If you are experiencing a problem and need help please contact Tech Support at support@padpilot.com

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In House Designer

Design Team

Another great strength is having an in-house design team. With a wide range of skills they can create:

  • Detailed 3D Graphics & Animations

  • 2D Vector Illustrations

  • 2D Animations

  • Video Production

  • Book and Brochure Layouts

With past experience working with large format graphics to Aerospace and Ministry of Defence projects, the team can tackle any challenge thrown at them!

Extended Team

As well as all our in-house team, we have an extended team. Which include:

  • Current Airline Pilots

  • Current ATPL Instructors

  • Aviation Industry Experts

  • Ex-RAF Instructors and Pilots

  • Subject Matter Experts

With their help, Padpilot are able to regularly update their training material. This provides our users with the latest versions of our books. These are available for iPad through Apple Books Store*. (*Selected countries only).

Our extended team