As a civilian trained pilot David accrued several years of VIP & corporate charter experience before moving offshore to work for the oil & gas industry in East Africa. Primarily supporting seismic survey vessels in the Indian Ocean, he flew Eurocopter 155, 365 & 355 helicopters from bases in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. A multitude of other flying duties included anti-piracy surveillance, ship medivac cover and onshore royal & presidential flights.

David joined Starspeed in 2014.

Pilot since 2000

2800 hours

UK EASA CPL(H) with instrument & instructor rating