Dipl.-Ing. Joachim Fischer

Joachim Fischer

Am Hesselborn 52
66292 Riegelsberg

Telefon  +49 6806 4978 360
Mobil     +49 173 68 00 43 2
Fax        +49 6806 4978 417


Internet: www.aqc.aero

Core Areas

  1. Consulting within the area of Flight Operation Issues
  2. Build-up and reorganization / structuring of Flight Operations Departments
  3. Supporting in case of fear of flying
  4. Active long range pilot
  5. Analysis of flight incidents and accidents



Pictures according to Core Areas


Professional Career

1979 - 1995

Officer in the Navy of the German Federal Armed Forces:

Commander of the Maritime Patrol Airplane Breguet Atlantic BR1150

1981 - 1985

University of the Federal Armed Forces University, Hamburg:

Mechanical Engineering, in depth automation technology

1985 - 1988

Flight school of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Bremen:

Qualification as Long-Range Transport Pilot

1995 - 1999

Augsburg Airways, Augsburg:

Quality Assurance Manager Flight Operations and Captain on Bombardier Dash 8

1996 - 1997

Qualification as Quality Manager and Auditor (Aviation) by German Society of Quality (DGQ) including certification by the European Organization for Quality (EOQ)

1999 - 2001

FTi Fluggesellschaft, Schwaig:

Quality Manager and First Officer on Airbus A320

2002 - 2003

European Air Express Luftverkehrsgesellschaft mbH, Mönchengladbach:

Director Flight Operations and Captain on ATR 42

2004 - 2006

Cirrus Airlines Luftverkehrsgesellschaft mbH, Saarbrücken:

Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Captain on Dash 8

2007 - today

Cargolux Airlines S.A., Luxembourg:

Captain on Boeing B747-400 and B747-8 (world wide operations)

2010 - today

Aviation Quality Consulting (AQC), Riegelsberg:

Self- employment


Publicly appointed and sworn in as an expert in the competence field of "Flight operation issues" by the IHK Saarland.

2011 - 2014

Assistance professor at IUBH School of Business and Management, Bad Honnef:

Air Navigation and Airline Management

2011 - 2018

Assistance professor at University of Information Technology and Management, Rzeszow (Poland):

Air Navigation and Flight Operations


Appointment to Accredited Accident Investigator (AAI) der International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA), Montreal

2013 - today

Member of the Accident Analysis & Prevention Committee (AAP) of the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA), Montreal

2013 - today

Member of the Flight Safety Committee of the Association Luxembourgeoise des Pilotes de Ligne (ALPL), Luxembourg

2013 - today

Member of the German Flight Safety Forum, Frankfurt


University North Dakota (UND), Grand Folks (USA):

Advanced Accident Investigation Course by Air Line Pilots Association Int’l

2015 - today

Member of the Pool of Prosecutor Experts of the European Cockpit Association (ECA), Brussels (Belgium)