Flight Testing


Flight Test NZ is approved by CAA of NZ to conduct pilot checking for:

  • Instrument rating continued competence
  • Endorsement removal for additional navigation aids, multi engine instrument rating
  • ILS issue at Ardmore based simulator – save time and aircraft costs
  • Private pilot licence issue  – aeroplane and helicopter
  • Instructor rating continued competence for B and C category instructors  -aeroplane and helicopter
  • Instructor rating additional privileges – aerobatic, night, terrain awareness, mountain flying and spinning
  • Aerobatic rating issue and continued competence
  • GNSS rating issue and continued competence
  • IFR and/or VFR operational competency checks  for Part 115, 135 and 125  organisations
  • Special purpose operational competency checks for ski and float planes
  • Operational colour vision assessment
  • Drone Part 102 certificate issue and operational competency
  • Drone Part 101 certificate issue

Manned Aviation Examiners

Warrick Bleakley Kerikeri Alistair Matthews Blenheim
John Punshon North Shore William Sage Blenheim
Daryl Gillett North Shore Kevin Wilkey Blenheim
Wayne Ormrod Auckland Marc Brogan Wellington
John Gemmell Auckland Tom Ashton Nelson
Phil Welcome Auckland Mark Woodhouse Nelson
Rob Anderson (H) Auckland Julie Vaughan Christchurch
Peter Oberschneider Auckland Dan Thompson Christchurch
Mike Foster Auckland Richard Button Christchurch
Ian Griggs Auckland David Harrison Dunedin
Roger Cruickshank Hamilton Phillip Kean Dunedin
Ross Crawford Tauranga Carlton Campbell Queenstown
Alex McHardy Hastings James Stokes Queenstown
Brenton Knight Wanganui Peter Hendriks Wanaka
Richard Bull Kapiti Coast Ivan Krippner Wanaka
Graham Leach Kapiti Coast David Horsburgh Taupo

RPAS (Drone) Examiners

Andrew Underwood Auckland Kim Clarke Tauranga
Tony Krzyzewski Hastings Ryan Groves Wellington
Jesse Lindsay Wellington Bevan Lewell Christchurch