Dougal is a Grade 1 Agricultural Pilot who holds D and E category Flight Instructor privileges which enable him to issue Type Ratings and train the next generation of young agricultural pilots. He has worked extensively both here in New Zealand and abroad. Much of his time overseas has been spent in the jungles of Papua New Guinea lifting heli-portable drilling rigs in and out of remote locations. Dougal is also the company Operations Manager overseeing all of the commercial flying for the company.