About Ozaeros 

Ozaeros is David's registered business name as an independent provider of comprehensive tail-wheel and aerobatic training as a private operation.
Associated instructors are independent of Ozaeros and may choose to operate through an approved flight school.
Ozaeros also provides aerobatic aircraft for hire.
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About David

Associate Instructors

On 30/9/19 Australian Flying Magazine and the Australian Division of the Royal Aeronautical Society announced the recipients of the 2019 WINGS Awards. David Pilkington won the award for Flying Instructor of the Year.


David has been a Grade 1 flight instructor for many years and generally works independently although does much work with a major flight school as subject matter expert for spinning, aerobatics and Upset Prevention and Recovery Training. He holds flight examiner privileges for instructor spin and aerobatic training endorsements. David specialises in training for tail-wheel, spinning and aerobatics including low level competition aerobatics.


David J Pilkington
 Brighton VIC 3186 AU

Rob Noonan

An experienced flight instructor, airline pilot and world class competition pilot who will help you get to the next level.​​

The Ozaeros Mission

1. About our Services

David is an independent provider of comprehensive tail-wheel and aerobatic training. 

Training is normally undertaken at Moorabbin Airport however training camps are often held for intensive training in competition aerobatic flying prior to a major competition.

The Super Decathlon is available for private hire to suitably qualified pilots.


2. Experienced tail-wheel instructors

Only very experienced tail-wheel instructors may operate Ozaeros' Super Decathlon.


3. Spinning & aerobatics ...

Ozaeros enjoys competition aerobatics and can help you with low level aerobatic endorsements.

4. Formation

Formation training is available by special arrangement. David has much experience in formation aerobatics however CASA refused to grant Part 61 endorsements.