Mr. Abdullah is a helicopter pilot (FI) (FSO) at Royal Flight Oman. He was Line Pilot at Bristow Helicopters, Aberdeen, UK, A Lieutenant Pilot, Air Wing at ROP. He served at Christchurch Helicopters, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a graduate from Treshim Institute and holds HND Diploma accredited by De Montford University, UK. He is flight instructor and a member of the Royal Flight Oman Flight Safety Board and a Certified Helicopter Accident Investigator by the National Transportation & Safety Board (NTSB) USA.