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Bishnujee Singh is the CEO of Cayley Aerospace and an Associate Fellow at CASI. He has been a member since 2004.
What is your current job?
I currently work as Chief Executive Officer of Cayley Aerospace Inc. Besides regular leadership responsibilities, I keep myself involved in aircraft completion programs where new tools, processes and methodologies are used in supplemental type certifications.
What is your most memorable CASI experience so far?
It has been a memorable experience being connected with CASI as it is one of most reputable professional institutions in Canada and the voice of Aerospace professionals. It was an honour to be recognized as an Associate Fellow of CASI in March, 2009.
What’s the highest altitude and speed you’ve reached?
I have flown at 38,000 feet and 575 mph.
What is the favourite moment of your career thus far?
The most memorable moment was when Engineers Australia sent me a formal invitation in October 2009 to become a Fellow. Another was when I became the recipient of the first ever Cayley Award in 2003 from the Royal Aeronautical Society in London.
What was your childhood dream job?
I always dreamt of being an aeronautical engineer.
Guilty pleasure: what can you not live without?
I simply cannot live without having Indian sweets. It is always the favorite part of my day.
Who would you like to see play the lead role if Hollywood made a movie of your life?
I believe I would like to see Pierce Brosnan in the lead role.
What is your favourite Aero or Astro activity?
I enjoy flying and have logged hundreds of hours flying Cessna aircraft. It definitely brings a great deal of pleasure and satisfaction.
What is the best career advice you’ve ever been offered?
I believe the best career advice came from my father who worked as an aircraft engineering superintendent with Air India. He always encouraged me to focus on all-round professional development in the aerospace industry.
Where would you like to go that you haven’t been yet?
I would like to explore the Antarctic region in the near future. It would be an amazing experience.
Star Wars or Star Trek?
Star Wars is always wins when compared to Star Trek. This has been my favorite one since my school days.
What decision in your life would you most like to change and why?
I think I would have loved to learn commercial flying at an earlier age and built up my career as a professional pilot.