Ben Wyndham – Chief Pilot
Ben is a pilot and flight instructor with over 20 years of aviation industry experience.
Ben’s career started in the Kimberley region of Western Australia flying tourists over the Bungle Bungle ranges and Argyle Diamond Mine. Ben moved to the Hunter Valley as a flight instructor in 1997, and established a corporate flight department for Valley Longwall Drilling in 1997.
In 2007 Ben was recruited as Chief Pilot of Atlass Aviation, and was recruited to lead Aeropelican’s Safety Management System introduction and approval in 2009.
A big fan of safety training and quality management, Ben is an accredited Aviation Lead Auditor, an accredited auditor for the Flight Safety Foundation’s BARs program and a member of the Australian Aviation Psychology Association and the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Ben has an Airline Transport Pilot Licence and is a CASA approved pilot Testing Officer; he holds a Bachelor of Science (Aviation) from Newcastle University and a Grad Cert OHS.
Ben has lived in Scone for 17 years.