George joined Altocap in early 2017. He is a Multi-Engine Flight Instructor and is also approved by CASA to conduct level 6 English language assessments for pilots and air traffic controllers. George also has previous experience from another flight training school which included overseeing the safety management system.
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.
Captain Bruce Simpson ATPL F/E TRI/TRE A380,A330,B747,B767,L1049,Catalina,DC-3. IR/FIR. Extensive experience in Airline/Warbird/Flight Test/Ferry/GA.Diverse experience from Pre WWII eg DC-2 to turboprop Turbo Commander/Kingair/Cheyenne to L39 to Multicrew Airbus/Boeing.Instructing since 1978 Chief Pilot /HOO position.
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.
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.
Rakend started at Altocap in 2018 as a Grade 1 Instructor and came with 10 years of Instructor experience and passionately helps students get to a high standard in their IFR, Multi engine and FIR training. His previous experience includes Mechanical engineering, Business administration and process optimization along with management skills.
Head of Operations
Flight Examiner & Alternate Head of Operations
Flight Examiner / FIR Specialist