As Chief Pilot and Head Of Operations, Karl brings over 30 years experience and more than 13000 hours of totally accident free flying to Helitreck.

Karl has worked all over Australia, PNG and South America as a helicopter pilot carrying out many different utility roles such as fire fighting, Diamond drilling, Seismic, construction, EMS, Charter, Culling and Mustering.

He has been part of large firefighting campaigns in Victoria and NSW, including the 2009 Black Saturday fires and recent 2019 NSW bush fires.

Karl also holds a current Grade 1 Instructor Rating and has a vast check and training background in a variety of helicopter types (click here for more info on Helitreck Helicopter Training and Endorsements).