About us

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Altocap Flight School began in 2017 with a commitment to quality flight training and safety in an atmosphere of friendly comradeship. The directors and staff are all passionate about flying and their experience encompasses many years involvement with flying clubs and other aviation organisations.


Key Personnel

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George Demetriou - Chief Executive Officer

George is our CASA approved CEO. He first commenced flying in 1987 and recently gained his Flight Instructor Rating. George was previously a CEO / Director of human resources of another flying organisation and has years of experience in flying school management. He also has 20 years experience as a lawyer.

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George Raby - Head of Operations

George was appointed as the H.O.O in January 2017. George leads by example and works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure students and members have access to the best facilities and training nation wide. His experience includes 3 years as safety manager, flight instructing and excellent management skills.

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Ben Ryan - Grade 2 Instructor HAAMC

As a commercial pilot, Ben spends most of his time sharing his passion for flight by teaching people to fly aeroplanes. Prior to becoming a professional pilot, Ben worked as a engineer for 10 years in the telecommunications industry where he designed and tested systems for broadband internet. On the side he dabbles in photography, sports and the occasional bit of travel.

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Steve Reh - FIC Flight Instructor

Was a past CFI for a large international Flying School : over 160 students: owned and operated several successful businesses : First started flying in 1973 : Flight Instructor Rating Specialist and Examiner : and Consultant : Passionate about teaching : Loves travel and going to the Movies.

Our instructors

  • person George Raby Grade 1 Instructor and Flight Examiner

    Head of Operations

  • person Peter Forbes Grade 1 Instructor ( IFR Multi Engine )

    Flight Examiner & Alternate Head of Operations

  • person Steve Reh Grade 1 Instructor

    Flight Examiner / FIR Specialist

  • person Jeffrey Swain Grade 1 Instructor ( IFR Multi Engine )
  • person Rakend Sundaran Grade 1 Instructor
  • person Josh Robinson-MacLeod Grade 2 Instructor
  • person Ben Ryan Grade 2 Instructor
  • person Jiwon Jeong Grade 2 Instructor
  • person Trent Merchant Grade 2 Instructor
  • person George Demetriou Grade 2 Instructor
  • person Valeria Thompson Grade 3 Instructor
  • person Daniel Wiechula Grade Grade 3 Instructor