Charlie Marais

Aviation Training Specialist I Aircraft Accident Investigator I SACAA Designated Flight Examiner A & H I Aviation Expert

Charlie is an aviation specialist in every aspect of the term – with over 11 000 total flight hours and more than 6000 hours of instruction under his wing, he brings over 40 years of aviation experience to the table. Charlie has vast experience in delivery of aviation training courses including, but not limited to, flight safety, auditing, CRM, DG, FOM, SEPT, SMS and AAI. He has an in-depth knowledge of aviation and has contributed over 90 articles to the African Pilot magazine and writes safety articles for multiple platforms and produces safety training videos for SEAMS Online Training.

Louise Stols

Aviation Training Specialist I IATA & ICAO Accredited Auditor I Aviation Expert

Louise possess 30 plus years of experience in managing Civil Aviation programmes. She is active in preparation for ICAO USOAP audits as NCMC and is an advisor to NCMC. She was involved in the establishment of 3 civil aviation authorities and their systems, and with a good understanding of international regulatory and legal framework for air transport liberalisation, Louise brings valuable experience and expertise to the table. Additionally, she has expert knowledge of Civil Aviation Integrated Quality and Safety Management, quality audit principles and an in-depth knowledge of aviation audit practices and processes. She has vast experience in delivery of aviation training courses for both IATA and ICAO and has in-depth knowledge of ICAO Provisions for Personnel Licensing, including setting up the medical certification oversight systems, Quality and Safety Management Systems, Safety Oversight Systems and the SSP Framework.

Werner Joubert

Maintenance Expert I Quality & Safety Expert I Aviation Consultant

Werner is a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer as well as a civilian licensed Flight Engineer who brings more than 20 years’ experience in the aviation industry to HAA. During the 20 years he gained “O” and “I” level maintenance experience on fighter aircraft, heavy transport aircraft and light as well as medium helicopters. Experienced gained at EADS Airbus Helicopters, South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA), ExecuJet Maintenance South Africa and Solenta Aviation developed his skills in Airworthiness, Operations, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance, Personnel Management, Business Management, Risk Management within a Quality System, Aircraft Delivery and Project Management Teams.

Pedri van Rhyn

Maintenance Expert I Quality & Safety Auditor

Pedri has 15 years of experience in the aviation industry, specializing in AMO management and Maintenance. He is an experienced Quality and Safety Auditor with skills in airworthiness, operations, regulatory compliance, quality assurance, personnel management, business management, risk management within a Quality System