Staff

Peter Franks,  Owner, Director

Peter is well known within the industry, having managed, flown and operated helicopters for a variety of companies before establishing national helicopters. Peter has been responsible for many  unique and complex helicopter operations in Australia and his ability to adapt his ideas to achieve a favourable outcome has resulted in his success and industry respect.

Paul Caristo, Senior Pilot

Paul has recently joined the company to support operations, he has owned his own aviation business acted in capacity of chief pilot and brings his own experiences to enhance the variety of activities undertaken by National Helicopters..

Shaun Gillespie, Pilot

Shaun has been involved in aviation over a number of years firstly as an helicopter maintenance engineer before changing roles to become a full time pilot. He has specialised in twin engine IFR operations including offshore marine pilot transfers, search and rescue including Medical retrievals.  

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