Pioneer Aero

Navigation Menu

Paul McSweeny

Paul McSweeny

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Staff | 0 comments

Director. (Management) Paul started at Pioneer in November 2001 as Operations Manager and in August 2009 with Steven Cox took the business over. Prior to this Paul spent over 20 years in the RNZAF working on aircraft ranging from the Tiger Moth and Avro 626 to the A4K Skyhawk and P3 Orion.

Read More

Steve Cox

Steve Cox

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Staff | 3 comments

Director. (Engineering) Steven has been an engineer since leaving School and has always had an interest in aviation, he was able to combine the two when he joined the staff of Pioneer Aero Restorations in 2003. In August 2009 Steven along with Paul McSweeny took over the business. Steven has an interest in classic machinery and automobiles and lists a...

Read More

Martin Hedley

Martin Hedley

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Staff | 0 comments

Chief Engineer. Martin began his aviation career straight out of school by joining the RNZAF in June 1994. He served for 7 1/2 years working mostly on the A-4K Skyhawks. Since leaving the Airforce and joining Pioneer Aero Restorations in December 2001  Martin has completed; National Certificates in Aeronautical engineering for Aircraft Structures, Power...

Read More

Pauline de Graaf

Pauline de Graaf

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Staff | 0 comments

Office & Administration. Pauline started with Pioneer in 2002, CAG was flying and work was in full swing on the LA-9. It was very exciting to see this up and flying. Since then a wide varitey of aircraft have been returned to flying. A great place to work!

Read More

Trevor Miller

Trevor Miller

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Staff | 0 comments

Engineer. Trevor got into engineering at a very early age and left school to start a job with a small engine specialist firm. Trevor stayed in this trade for many years and also branched out into the automotive field. Always having a passion for aviation Trevor joined the staff of Pioneer Aero in 2006 and the rest as they say is history.

Read More

William Lowen

William Lowen

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Staff | 0 comments

Engineer. William started work at Pioneer Aero Restorations in late 2006 after completing an Air New Zealand aircraft engineering course. After moving to Wellington and spending 2 and a half years with the Vintage Aviator building a variety of WW1 aircraft William returned to Pioneer Aero in 2012. William’s interests include modifying cars, building...

Read More