- September 11, 2019

Roy Crane

Roy is the CEO of Orbit Helicopters and North Shore Helicopter Training. Originally from England, he began flying as a private pilot in 2001 in NZ then gained his Canadian, USA, Australian and New Zealand commercial and Instructor licenses. After buying the business in 2004, he is still passionate about teaching our students who want to learn how to fly and our charter clients as our Operations Manager and Flight Examiner. Roy is kept busy outside of work with family, sports and an adventurous spirit.

– Airline Flight Examiner
– NZ B Cat Instructor, FAA CFI instructor,
– CPL’s – NZ, USA, Canadian and Australian
– 16 years experience in NZ, UK, Canada, Australia and USA
– Owns and operates Orbit Heliccopters / NSHT
– 4300 hrs – Helicopters
– 2900 hrs – Instruction
– Ratings: BK117, R22, R44, H269, B206, B206LR, AS350, AS355, B47, EC130, EC120, Mosquito, AW109

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