The team of ActionFlight management, pilots and ground crew set the standards high. 

Trained and experienced to deliver your amazing air experience with the utmost care, safety and attention to detail.

Combined experiences include former military and civilian passenger jet captains and skydive instructors, advanced pilot instructors, olympic champions, Gunness World Record holders, Aerobatic display pilots, and safety and compliance specialists. We insist on excellence in every activity we operate.


Aerobatic Pilots

Captain Wayne Jack - ActionFlight COOCapt. Wayne Jack

CEO, GCAA Post Holder –
Director of Flight Operations,
ATPL Flight Instructor – (A) UPRT/ Aerobatic Pilot


Founding Director of ActionFlight Wayne is passionate about sharing elite aviation experiences with the public. With experience in tourism and a career ranging from Aerobatics to Airline Captain.

Wayne’s held many exciting roles in the past, including Ski plane pilot, landing tourists on New Zealand’s Tasman Glacier, and flying in and around NZ’s Mount Cook National Park.

Wayne founded Actionflite(NZ) in 1994 pioneering aviation tourism with commercial Aerobatics in New Zealand Wayne has held Civil Aviation post holder positions as Accountable Manager (Chief Pilot and SMS safety Manager) with Actionflite(NZ) A CAANZ Air Operator’s Certificate holder, Actionflite(NZ)  enjoyed a 100 safety record and Red Bull brand partnership for 11 years. Wayne made the leap to wide bodied passenger jets in New Zealand, then from Royal Brunei airlines to the UAE flying 777 for Emirates Airline He has gathered a team of exceptional leaders in their individual fields, and developed the new business model for ActionFlight UAE, with a wealth of wisdom earned through ownership of it’s predecessor Actionflite NZ

Captain Peter LindsayCapt. Peter (Pete) Lindsay

COO, GCAA Post Holder –
Ground Operations
Post Holder – Crew Training, 
ATPL Flight Instructor – (A) UPRT/ Aerobatic Pilot


Pete Lindsay, brings his
wealth of experience and knowledge as high ranking officer in both military and civilian aviation.

His depth of knowledge gained both in the New Zealand Airforce and Emirates Airline, one of the worlds largest airlines, as airline pilot training and pilot recruitment management officer is second to none.

Pete’s knowledge of training, systems and aerobatics make him a perfect match for our UPRT Advanced airline pilot training management also for our tourism operations staff recruitment and training.

Hot Air Balloon Pilots

J P Lemaire - Deputy Chief Balloon PilotJP Lemaire

Chief Balloon Pilot


JP is a French Canadian hot air balloon pilot who first became involved with ballooning in Ottawa, Canada.

What started as a seasonal employment as ground crew quickly turned into a passion Learning from the ground up for two years.

JP obtained his balloon license in 1999 and continued to fly for the company for several years before exploring new ballooning adventures

JP considers himself fortunate to have flown over the Sedona desert in Arizona, the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya, the ancient Buddhist temples in Bagan and the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania as well as several cities in North America and the remote North Arctic of Canada

The majority of J P’s 2800 flights have been commercial passenger flights on larger sized balloons.

He currently holds Canadian, American, Kenyan, Tanzanian licences as well as a Myanmar validation He has held different positions such as Safety Officer, Maintenance Officer and Chief Pilot.

JP is fully bilingual in French and English He enjoys trying to stay physically fit since his days of playing American football in University He and his wife have three sons to which he tries to convey to them that “anything is possible.”


Clinton Genty-Nott

ActionFlight General Councel



Clinton brings 20 plus years of extensive experience as a legal professional. 

In his legal career, Clinton has held Directorship positions in multiple companies around the world.
He is highly regarded for his professional standards of integrity and ethics with an extensive and successful track record of developing and delivering management strategy and legal advice, implementing international standards of corporate governance, codes of conduct and ethics, legal risk strategies and policies.
Clinton specializes in business related aspects and holds legal risk and compliance responsibilities within ActionFlight.

Mike Rudolph - GCAA Post Holder Safety ManagementMike Rudolph

GCAA Post Holder – Safety and Compliance Manager




Mike comes to the team with
expertise in improving safety
performance and operational
effectiveness and efficiency.

Mike joined the South African Air Force in 1980 and was recruited as a Flight Controller. Specialized in Air Traffic Control and remained in the Air Force as an Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO) until 1999. He was recruited to join Air Traffic Navigational Services (ATNS) to continue as a civilian ATCO.
Specialized as an Area Controller at Johannesburg International and moved in 1997 to continue career in  Muscat, Oman. In 2008, came to Dubai, UAE as an Approach Controller before being offered a new career path in Airside Operations at DXB. In 2009, joined Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) as Head of Airspace Safety and then joined GAL ANS in July 2019 as Manager – Compliance.
Current roles include: UAS/UTM SME RPAS Platform Management and oversight and Security.
Airspace Safety and Compliance (Flight Procedure Design) Aviation Safety & Compliance Recreational Commercial Hot Air Balloon Operations Vertiport Location/Design.

The ActionFlight Ground Crew

ctionFlight Hot Air Balloon Balloon Ground Crew