Iron Maiden’s Lead Singer Opens Aviation Business

Bruce Dickinson, the 53-year-old lead singer for the heavy metal rock band Iron Maiden, plans to open an aviation center in South Wales that he says will create up to 1,000 new jobs.

Dickinson, who has sold more than 85 million records worldwide, is also a licensed commercial airline pilot.  His new company, Cardiff Aviation, will provide specialist support services to the airline industry.

Here’s an article from Reuters with more details about Dickinson’s new business.

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About Lynne Strang

I'm a writer who blogs about 40-and-older business owners. I am also the author of "Late-Blooming Entrepreneurs: Eight Principles for Starting a Business After Age 40." Outside of work, I enjoy reading, cooking, vegetable gardening and exercise (especially cycling).
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2 Responses to Iron Maiden’s Lead Singer Opens Aviation Business

  1. I hope his business plan ‘rocks.’ I always enjoy seeing celebrity entrepreneurs. Great that they diversify their creativity. Thanks for sharing!

  2. lbstrang says:

    It seems like many celebrities have an entrepreneurial streak — but often, they don’t act upon it until they’re older. Just like the rest of us, I guess.

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