Team Bio’s

Team Bio’s2021-11-29T06:30:33+00:00

Andrew O’Flaherty

Managing Director

Andrew has been in aviation for more than 25 years, Starting out as a pilot he has accumulated more than 9000 hrs of flying experience and holds SACAA ALTP and FAA ALTP license. Andrew has held several management positions and managed many large jet aircraft as well as many turbo prop aircraft. Andrew was previously the Managing Director of Air-Tec which is one of the largest operators of LET 410 aircraft in the world, there he managed a fleet of 30 aircraft.

Jacob Mamakata

Responsible Person Aircraft

Jacob has been in the industry for the past 13 years, managing the servicing of various types of aircraft, ranging from piston driven, turbo propeller and jet aircraft. Jacob holds a SACAA AME license and has experience in running maintenance shops and flight operations in high and low capacity. In the past 10 years he has been working in senior managerial positions for various aviation companies. Jacob is responsible for the day to day management of Resilience Aviation’s maintenance department.

Elfie Lewis

Quality Manager

Elfie has been involved in the aviation industry for over 15 years and has extensive experience ranging from, flight operations, quality control and auditing. Elfie is a qualified aviation quality auditor and previously held a Private Pilot’s License. Elfie is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Resilience Aviation’s quality management system.

Vincent Lessing

Safety Manager

Vincent has held a SACAA ATC License and has been involved in safety management for the last 15 years. Vincent is a qualified aviation safety officer with experience in ATFM/ATC and flight operations. Vincent is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Resilience Aviation safety management system.

Heloise Labuschagne

Head of Flight Operations

Heloise has worked in flight operations and maintenance operational management for the past 10 years. She has extensive knowledge of flight operations management throughout Africa and Asia. Heloise has spend many years in an HR function and has specialized knowledge in this area which allows her to manage crew and operational staff effectively. She is responsible for the daily management of the Resilience Aviation Flight Operations department.