David Pilkington

by David Pilkington on August 18, 2020

David Pilkington

David Pilkington

SAFE #: S0002115

Website: http://ozaeros.com.au/

Hometown: Brighton North VIC, Australia

Home Airport: YMMB

Occupation: Aeronautical Engineer/Flight Instructor

Education: M.Sc (Aerodynamics) and B.E. (Aeronautical)

Pilot Certificates: CPL (USA & Australia)

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Cessna Aerobat, Super Decathlon & Pitts S-2C

Educational Specialty: Aerobatics

Q & A

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: Over 40 years.

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Relaxing with aerobatics.

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: FAI Paul Tissandier Diploma for contribution to the sport of aerobatics in 2011.
Australia's Flight Instructor of the Year in 2019 awarded by Australian Flying magazine and the Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division.

Who are your role models in aviation?: Aub Coote who taught me to fly and later taught me aerobatics. He was an active flight instructor until well into his 80s.

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