About me

Name: Dr Peter Brueggemann

 

Occupation / Family



  • Originally from Germany
  • 1982 Abitur (heighest German University School qualification)
  • 1982 several years mandatory national service in the German Army (Bundeswehr) als 'Zeitsoldat' during the 'Cold War' with Russia
  • 1985 University Medical School in Essen, Germany
  • 1991 Completion of Medical School as 'Arzt' (doctor of medicine)
  • 1992 first job as a doctor (Junior House Officer General Surgery in Shrewsbury, Shropshire). I never worked as a doctor in Germany
  • live and work UK since 1992
  • Qualification as a Orthopaedic and General Surgeon in the UK: FRCSEd (Fellow Of The Royal College of Surgeons)
  • Qualification as a General Practicioner and work at Holt Medical Practice, Norfolk, since 1999
  • German and British citizenship
  • Married to Sue from Sheringham, Norfolk
  • Two children Felix and Lottie
  • Aeromedical Examiner (AME). I do class 2 CAA Medical Exams for private pilot licences at the Holt Medical Practice

 

Flying

 

  • I have done 155 parachute jumps in Germany. The hightes was from 12000 feet with more than 60 seconds freefall
  • qualifications in paragliding, hanggliding and deltagliding which I learned in the Alps
  • Private Pilot Licence (PPL) since February 2009
  • Member of the McAully Flying Club in Little Snoring, near Fakenham. I fly the club Cessna 172 which is a four seater
  • Member of the Felthorpe Flying Club near Norwich. This airfield has two grass runways where we fly the Chipmonk and the Tigermoth
  • I am doing my IMC (instrument) and night flying rating at the moment

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