Staff

Meet the team

 

ALAN BECK – Managing Director /CEO/ Pilot

Alan Beck, is the founding director of Beck Helicopters.  Alan actively participates in industry and stakeholder organisations promoting industry driven implementation of “Best Practice” program’s and is a former Chairman of the NZAAA.  As Chief Pilot of the Company, Alan amassed a total of 21,000 plus hours flying in Bell 47, Bell 206 and Bell 204 Iroquois helicopters on a variety of Agricultural, Aerial Work and Air Transport operations.  One of New Zealand’s most experienced agricultural and specialist lift pilots

Our Staff -Alan (1)

 

 

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS & LICENCES

Class CPL (H) Grade 1 Agricultural rating,
Pilot Chemical rating,
D & E Cat Instructor,
NZCAA Certificate of Maintenance Approval – UH1
Past Chairman New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association
NZAAA committee member
AIRCARE Management committee
Aviation Industry Association Council member
NZAIA Aviation Safety Councilor
Dangerous Goods License
Controlled Substance License
Grow Safe Certified

Alan QSM

 

 

AWARDS

Queens Service Medal
NZHA Platinum Safety Award

Civil Aviation Directors Award for “Down To The Wire” Safety Program

NZAAA award for “Services to the Agricultural Aviation Industry”
Royal Humane Society Silver Medal
Lions International Presidents Certificate of Appreciation for Community Service
Rotary Clubs Worthy Citizen Awards (x2)
New Plymouth Old Boys Surf Club Life Membership for services to club

 

 

 

DAVID BECK – Director, Chief Pilot/Operations Manager

David has amassed in excess of 8,000 plus hours of flying in Bell 206 and Bell Iroquois helicopters on a variety of Agricultural, Aerial Work and Air Transport operations.  An experienced agricultural and specialist lift pilot

Our Pilots - Alan & Son David Beck

 

QUALIFICATIONS & LICENCES

Class CPL (H) Grade 1 Agricultural rating,
Pilot Chemical rating,
NZCAA Certificate of Maintenance Approval – UH1
ISO9002 Auditor
NZCAA Maintenance Controllers Course
NZCAA Aviation Safety Coordinator Course
CASA Crew Resource Management Course
Utilities/Aviation Specialists Inc. Wire avoidance program
Dangerous Goods License
Controlled Substance License
Grow Safe Certified

 

AWARDS
NZHA Gold Safety Award

 

GORDON COLLINGWOOD – Pilot, Truck Driver

Gordie has been with us for over 15 years, and progressed from Truck Driving and Ground Crew to now flying our Helicopters.

 

Dangerous Goods Licence
HT Endorsement
Growsafe Certificate

 

GROUND CREW
All crew are experienced in Agricultural Operations. Each crew member (including pilots) has been fully trained and is competent in rectifying any mechanical problems that arise in the field.

 

 

Matthew Beck – Engineering Manager (Overhaul)
10 years air/ground operations
Dangerous Goods Licence
Growsafe Certificate
Brush Electroplating Operator Certificate
Airframe Maintenance – Bell 204, 205, 206, 212, UH1
Engine Maintenance – Honeywell T53, Rolls Royce 250 series
Component Overhaul – All Bell 204, 205, 206, 212 Components

 

 

Ken Domonkos – Chief Engineer (Overhaul)
45 years engineering experience across Canada, Australia, USA and New Zealand. He first joined Beck Helicopters Ltd in 1978.
Ken carries out component overhaul for BHL Part 145.

 

Avionic Maintenance

Airframe Maintenance – Bell 204, 205, 206, 212, UH1
Engine Maintenance – Honeywell T53, Rolls Royce 250 series
Component Overhaul – All Bell 204, 205, 206, 212 Components

 

 

Matthew Sandford – Transport manager

Ground support
Dangerous Goods Licence

 

Jolene Pollock – Office Administrator/Reception/Accounts

 

Lisa Wingate – Engineering Office Administrator