Instructors and Staff

Instructors and Staff

Peter Edwards - Head of Operations

Peter has been flying privately and commercially since 1974 and holds a commercial pilot licence, Grade 1 Flying Instructor rating with Multi Engine and IFR training approvals. Flying experience includes DC3 and Cessna Citation class rated aircraft. Also Peter has experience in international ferry flights. An ex teacher he enjoys teaching and flying.

Tim Gavin - Grade 1 Instructor (part time)

Tim holds an Airline Transport Pilot Licence and Grade 1 Flying Instructor rating with Multi Engine and IFR training approvals. He holds a Degree in Aeronautical Engineering and has international airline experience. He is passionate about training and enjoys the human factors elements of learning to fly. He is interested in all things Aviation and the social activities surrounding it.

 Brijesh Jogiya

Brijesh is the youngest team member but still has a wealth of experience holding a Grade 1 Flying Instructor rating with Multi Engine and IFR training approvals. He holds an ATPL and has international airline experience. He is passionate about training and enjoys interaction with all ages interested in learning to fly. He is interested in all things aviation and the application of new technology.

Richard Ure - Grade 3 Flying Instructor (part time)

Richard has been flying since 1985. He has a Commercial Pilot Licence and more recently achieved his Grade 3 Instructor Rating. He has 30 years experience as an Air Traffic Controller and currently holds ratings in the Sydney Terminal Control Unit and Bankstown Tower. He enjoys sharing his enthusiasm and knowledge of aviation with others.

Richard Ure - Grade 3 Flying Instructor (part time)

Jeremy is a life-long aviation enthusiast who has been flying since he was a teenager. He holds an Air Transport Pilot Licence and his aviation career has spanned ultralights, instructing, charter, skydive flying, and international and domestic airline flying. He’s somehow managed to accrue a Bachelor of Aviation, a Master of Aerospace Engineering, and a Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery.  He currently splits his time between flight instruction and working as an aviation medicine doctor.

Wes Brown

Wes has been flying since 1987 and holds a Grade 3 instructor rating with IFR and Multi Engine training approvals, tail wheel, night VFR, constant speed and retractable undercarriage training endorsements. Wes is passionate about teaching people how to fly and helping students achieve their aviation goals. He brings a wealth of experience as well as enthusiasm to instructing.

John Young CEO

John has been flying privately since 1976 and has been involved with numerous flying organisations in non-flying and governance roles.

Richard Ure - Grade 3 Flying Instructor (part time)

Keith has been flying privately since 2007 In both Recreational and General Aviation Aircraft and has experience in teaching and management roles.

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