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Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson would put down his microphone for a moment next summer. Bruce will return to pilot commercial aircraft.

Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson would put down his microphone for a moment next summer. Bruce will return to pilot commercial aircraft.

Reported by CBC News, Friday, (13/05/2011), Bruce who was holding a license as a commercial airline pilot that will fly for the airline Iceland Express. Bruce aircraft will be flown with Boeing 757 type of Iron Maiden logo on the side of the aircraft.

Yup, the airline Iceland Express hired Ed Force One – Iron Maiden plane – for commercial flights on 12 June. Bruce will fly passengers to the route of Winnipeg and Reykjavik, and London – Copenhagen.

In addition to his own fly Ed Force One for the Iron Maiden world tour, the singer of ‘The Trooper’ is already a lot of experience as a pilot. Bruce is a captain as well as marketing director for Astraeus airlines.

In mid 2006, he flew the 200 British citizens from Lebanon during the Israel-Hezbollah conflict. On February 12, 2007, Bruce was given permission to fly the football team Rangers FC to Israel for the UEFA Cup match against Hapoel Tel Aviv.

Ultimate Guitar also reported that Iron Maiden will release a book called ‘On Board Flight 666′ at the end of this year. The book will feature photos of Iron Maiden to tour worldwide with Ed Force One plane.