Bill Ramsey

Highly Respected Display Pilot & Motivational Speaker

Wing Commander (RTD) Bill Ramsey is an experienced speaker and one the UK’s most liked and respected display pilots. Having accrued more than 6,500 flying hours during his 41-year Royal Air Force career, Bill has flown a unique collection of aircraft: from the World War Two Lancaster operated by the famed Battle of Britain Memorial Flight to Cold War V-bombers and fast jets including the Harrier, Tornado and Hawk. Bill served as Wing Commander Red Arrows for four years; a period in which the RAFs Aerobatic Team made its first appearance behind the former Iron Curtain.

Having commenced his operational flying with the iconic Vulcan bomber in the mid-1970s, he returned to the type in 2011, when he joined the Vulcan to the Sky Trust͛s display team, entertaining hundreds of thousands of spectators every year before flying XH558 on her final farewell UK tour in 2015.

Since 2012, Bill has been donating his spare time as Director of Operations for The Peoples Mosquito, a UK charity working towards returning the famed Mossie or Wooden Wonder to UK skies. His career is one characterised by perseverance and a tenacious pursuit of personal goals – to first become a fast jet pilot and then a display pilot. The stories he tells of his adventures are not only inspiring, they often must be heard to be believed.

To book Bill Ramsey as the motivational speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When he’s at corporate events, Bill is known to cover the following topics:

  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • The Peoples Mosquito
  • Sky Trusts
  • After-Dinner & Keynote Speaker