David Austin, the managing director and senior pilot of African Wings was born on a farm on the outskirts of 1967-Pretoria where he grew up amongst racing cars and airplanes. He was just three years old when he first flew an aircraft and at the age of 17 he received his PPL licence.
From a very young age David, alongside his family explored the wildest places like the Okavango Delta in Botswana and the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, giving him a vast knowledge of the areas.
With more than 3700 hours of flying experience and now an ALTP licence in his side pocket - David has flown air transport as far afield as Central Africa and the Middle East.
We have a 100% rating with 5 stars on Tripadvisor which has been the result of hard-earned efforts to make each and every trip an experience you will never forget.