MEET THE TEAM
HELLO! MY NAME IS CRAIG
CHIEF INSTRUCTOR - HELICOPTER & CEO: Craig Joiner
EXPERIENCE: 35 years (1987-2022)
TOTAL TIME: 22,500 Hours
11,000 Industry Flight Hours
11,500 Flight Training Hours
Class 1 Instructor
ACP - Approved Check Pilot
ROC-A Accredited Examiner
Mountain Training Specialist
Craig is a proud father of five, four children and one flight school! With a passion for flying like none other, he’s been flying for 35 years and is still loving it. When he’s got a break from work, you’ll find him kayaking the lakes, or hiking the forests of British Columbia! He’s the founder of JoinAir Helicopters, an amazing Flight Instructor and he’s pretty fun too!
HELLO! MY NAME IS WALTER
CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR - AEROPLANE - Walter
EXPERIENCE: 30 years (1992-2022)
TOTAL TIME: 16,500 Hours
Training Captain, Type rating instructor, English Instructor in Taiwan & mainland China, Flight instructor, Aeronautical Engineer, design & flight testing of aircraft modifications for geophysical survey.
Walter, also known as “The Captain” at JoinAir, is an extremely knowledgeable and successful Airline Pilot and Flight Instructor. He’s got three passions in his life: flying, his family, and building his own airplane in his garage! As a trained Aeronautical Engineer and Meteorologist, you’ll always be in good hands. Walter is a super friendly and approachable guy and will make your training experience educational and fun!
HELLO! MY NAME IS AZAM
FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR - AEROPLANE - Azam Azami
EXPERIENCE: 10 years (2012-2022)
TOTAL TIME: 300 Hours
Class 4 Instructor
Multi Engine Group 1 IFR Rating
JoinAir could not be happier with our second new instructor. His knowledge and professionalism shines as he instructs our students and they sing his praises. He is an avid outdoorsman, family man with a new baby, and all around great guy. Come on by and take an intro with Azam!