Before his keynote speech at MRO Europe, Bruce Dickinson, owner of Cardiff Aviation and musician, discussed what lessons he has learned from his Iron Maiden Tour and how it applies to MRO.

Cardiff Aviation is an MRO, pilot training company and ACMI operator based in South Wales. The lead singer of Iron Maiden, Dickinson is an entrepreneur and pilot, with experience as an airline captain on the Boeing 757 and 737. He supervises all aspects of Cardiff Aviation’s operations, including its MRO facilities, which can accommodate up to four narrow-body airliners and boasts a number of major operators as regular customers.