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At flyingonline.biz we are passionate about all aspects of flight training. Our instructors understand adult learning principles and we know not everyone learns or progresses at the same pace, nor do they want to. We understand you are an individual and we respect that - in fact that’s where we specialise. Our instructors love flying and sharing their knowledge - just check out our website. Safety is paramount and we work with you to get you in the air and flying as quickly as possible. Relax and have fun knowing you are in safe and experienced hands where we care about your journey as much as you do.
Diana Jemson - Chief Flying Instructor (CFI)
Diana Jemson - Chief Flying Instructor (CFI)

Diana is a very enthusiastic and patient instructor who is passionate about aviation, education and is wholly responsible for setting up flyingonline.biz FTF and this website.

Diana brings to the flight training arena her skills and experience gained working as a Corporate Facilitator. She delights in seeing people enjoy flight for the first time and works hard to encourage students to pursue their dreams. Diana owns both the Jabiru LSA and the Tecnam P96 Golf. One of her favourite pastimes is teaching navigation training and organising trips away.

Her skills as a technical writer, instructional designer and facilitator trainer, ensure all course content developed within flyingonline.biz is of the highest calibre and targeted at all styles of learning to ensure even those who haven't studied for awhile still have the best opportunity possible to learn and absorb the required information in a way that is fun, informative and helps to consolidate learning for those all important theory exams.

Diana participated in the 2014 Women of Aviation Worldwide Week where she achieved 1st Runner Up for the 2014 'Most Dedicated Female Pilot Worldwide'. This was the first time Australia had participated in the event and Diana's efforts earned her worldwide recognition

Neil Wickens - Pilot Examiner (PE) and Senior Instructor (SI)
Neil Wickens - Pilot Examiner (PE)

Before retirement, Neil held upper management positions with a large multinational company which entailed living and working in various parts of the world (South America, Europe, Middle East and Asia).

He has almost 30 years experience, overseas and in Australia, as a flying instructor and holds both Recreational (RA) and General Aviation (GA) licences. He has accumulated several thousands of flying hours and his endorsements also include aerobatic and formation flying. Neil’s tertiary education in Physics, Mathematics and Electronics enables him to give students, pilots and instructors a very thorough grounding in all aspects of their training, both in the theory of flight as well as all practical aspects.

Neil holds a Pilot Examiner (PE) approval with RA-Aus. Apart from his flying passion, Neil is also active in the volunteer sector and is currently Vice-Chairman of the Board of a large Community Centre in the Adelaide Hills.
Strathalbyn Airfield (YSYN)
479 Angas Plains Road (off Cheriton Rd)
Langhorne Creek, South Australia
m: 0412 184 609
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