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 air, 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 general radio licence
Member of the south African air force association.