Golden Plains Aviation Pty Ltd
Meet Graham Taberner our Chief Flight Instructor of Golden Plains Aviation Pty Ltd. Graham has over 8,000 hours flying with around 5,500 hours instructing. He has been CFI at Edinburgh, Moruya and Swan Hill with experience in RA, GA and Airline training schools. He has been a flying operations inspector with CASA for 6 years until his move to Bannockburn. He is an aviation enthusiast and has owned several planes for private use over the past 30 years. All his family are pilots, with his wife Jenny having a commercial license and an instructor rating.
Meet David Mackay, a Commercial Pilot in General Aviation who is a Director of Golden Plains Aviation, and a RA Senior Instructor. David has over 2,000 hours of experience in General Aviation and Recreational Aviation including Commercial operations in Australia. David has held a multi-engine instrument rating. He has over 1,000 hours of RA training.
Meet Bruce Vickers, Senior Instructor in RA with over 7,000 hours of RA instructing and GA flying spanning 40 years of experience. Bruce is a fully-fledged aviation enthusiast who has owned many aircraft during his aviation career. He specialises in training RA pilots at all levels, and especially enjoys training pilots in tail-wheel aircraft.
Meet Lindy Lee, Senior Instructor in RA. Lindy holds a Commercial Pilot’s Licence in GA with a multi-engine instrument rating. Lindy specialises in aerial photography and has written a book of aerial photography focusing on the Geelong region. She holds an instructor rating in GA and owns several aircraft, including a twin Baron and Cessna tail-dragger.
We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry. Book a Trial Instructional Flight (TIF) and see if you like flying. David’s number is: 0419 85 90 85 or Graham’s number is: 0409 441 289.
3429 Midland Highway
Mel: 911 C5
Lat: S37 55.1 Long: E144 06.1
Hours of Operation:
Please go to our online ‘Booking Schedule‘ and register. Once approved, you will be able to book your own times with an instructor of your choice.
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