Career: qualified as an aircraft instrument mechanical in 1971.
Flight training: started in 1979, commercial pilot’s licence obtained in 1992, o various aircraft types ranging from Cessna 150, caravan 208b,
Beechcraft 36, be 55, be 58, piper Cherokee as well as Seneca.
Joined the Air Force reserve in 1983 and currently holds the rank of major with the South African air force, with a total of 5200 military and civilian hours.
Currently acting as safety officer for Apex Flight Academy, and assists with ground school training. Instructor – grade ii obtained 21 June 2008. Special permission to remain active with the south African air force voluntary air squadron as a pilot. Designated examiner for a general radio licence
Member of the South African air force association.