ABOUT

I hold an Australian Airline Transport Pilot License, (138571), command multi engine aeroplane, instrument rating and a grade 1 multi engine aeroplane instructor rating

I am a Civil Aviation Safety Authority Approved Testing Officer (ATO) for all aeroplane licence and rating issue and renewals.

I have previously held positions in flight instruction, Air Ambulance Operations, Civil Aviation Safety Authority Examiner of Airmen, Airline Operations and Corporate jet operations.

After I left CASA I commenced employment as a pilot with IPEC Airlines

Since 1992 I have conducted GPS Theory courses for pilots wishing to upgrade their instrument ratings and have trained in excess 300 pilots.

In addition, I conduct GPS courses for pilots of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (South Eastern Section).

I have in excess of 19,700 flying hours. As an ATO I have flight tested in excess of 100 pilots for GPS approach endorsements for their instrument ratings.

I have been flying commercially since 1977.

I am endorsed on the following aircraft types: Argosy (HS65) being a pressurized four engine turbo prop, Citation corporate jet, Beech King Air, Mitsubishi MU2, Turbo Commander and most piston - engine twins and singles.

  • 19700 hours
  • CSIP
  • CASA delegate ATO for all fixed wing ratings and licences
  • 6000hrs air ambulance
  • Jet and Turboprop endorsed including Socata TBM 700/850 and Antonov AN2!