Air Gisborne second-generation, locally owned and operated business. Air Gisborne is an Air Charter and Flight Training company which also provides scenic flights/aerial photography flights/survey flights and Air Ambulance. The variety of work requires pilots to be highly experienced with the minimum starting requirements for light twin being 750 hours TT and Air Ambulance 1500 hours TT.
The Company employs four pilots, (two Instructors). John Reid is the Chief Pilot and an "A" Cat Instructor with over 30,000 hours. The rest of the team consist of Allanah Anderson who is a "B" Cat instructor plus Commercial Pilots Andrew Reid and Rayden Brooking.
Air Gisborne's fleet consists of 1 Kingair C90, 1 Piper Navajo Pa-31, 1 Piper Seneca ll, Cessna 172, Two Grumman AA5's.
The Grumman are utilised for most of the company's training.