Photo: Richard Rossiter

Photo: Richard Rossiter

Wayne Pratt, Operations Manager 

Wayne began flying in 1982 and was involved with live venison recovery in New Zealand and Argentina. Since then he has worked in the Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Turkey and Australia in heavy lift operations.

His local knowledge of the Kahurangi National Park and surrounding area is extensive, for all of your Hunting and Fishing queries Wayne is the man to talk to. 

 photo: Rex Pratt

photo: Rex Pratt

Julie Pratt, Administration

Julie has been involved in the aviation industry for most of her working life. Initially in Argentina working alongside Wayne in a deer capture venture and then later on in Southland.

It is Julie that you will most likely be talking to if you are interested in booking a flight, wanting to discuss scenic flight options or arranging a Heli-Adventure. 



Glen Kingan, Pilot 

Glen has a wide variety of experience in various types of helicopter operations including instruction, agricultural and commercial. He is a third generation pilot and has held his commercial helicopter licence since 2009


Vanessa Kingan, Office Manager

Vanessa joined the team in 2016, she has a background in marketing, administration & account management in both corporate & family businesses.  An adaptable set of skills means she fits right into the aviation industry & our team.  Vanessa looks forward to assisting you with both private and commercial enquiries and providing practical and timely solutions.