Captain James Pima, CPL (H)

James (JP) is our Chief Executive Officer and Flight Operations Manager. He is a commercial helicopter pilot with over 10,000 hours of flying experience. He holds both Australian and Papua New Guinea privileges and has worked in the Papua New Guinea aviation environment, both military and civil, for more than 20 years. 

As a civilian, he has worked as a line pilot, base manager, chief pilot, training and competency manager, and flight operations manager. He has flown in support of mining and petroleum exploration, search and rescue, medical and casualty evacuations, and general charter operations throughout Papua New Guinea.

JP holds CASA PNG Approvals as a:

·       Fit & Proper Persons; and

·       Check & Training Captain

James brings his wealth of knowledge and experience in the PNG aviation and helicopter industry, and his business and corporate savvy and networks, to the team.