Jon is the founder of Flyby Technology and is a former Royal Air Force fighter pilot, instructor and Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He has flown operational tours on the Buccaneer, Tornado and Sea Harrier whilst on exchange with the Royal Navy. He has 2 tours embarked on aircraft carriers and is one of the few pilots to have been qualified as a flying instructor, a tactics instructor and weapons instructor. Jon has been a drone pilot for a number of years and wrote some of the first papers on their use in the military.
Jon was also a designer on the new aircraft carrier project and set up a company to re-design the flying training for all 3 armed services on behalf of Lockheed Martin. Jon has 17000 flying hours, (that’s 2 years in the air!) flies for an airline, and is also a honeybee farmer. Jon has brought together capabilities of Flyby Technology and Pilotwise to offer the best drone pilot training on offer today.