MEET THE TEAM

HELLO! MY NAME IS CRAIG
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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

SKILLS: 

Class 1 Instructor

PE-Pilot Examiner

ACP - Approved Check Pilot

ROC-A Accredited Examiner

Mountain Training Specialist

ABOUT CRAIG:

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
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CHIEF FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR - AEROPLANE - Walter
EXPERIENCE: 30 years (1992-2022)

TOTAL TIME: 16,500 Hours

JOBS: 

Training Captain, Type rating instructor, English Instructor in Taiwan & mainland China, Flight instructor, Aeronautical Engineer, design & flight testing of aircraft modifications for geophysical survey. 

ABOUT WALTER:

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
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FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR - AEROPLANE - Azam Azami
EXPERIENCE: 10 years (2012-2022)

TOTAL TIME: 300 Hours

SKILLS:

Class 4 Instructor

Multi Engine Group 1 IFR Rating

IATRA Rating

ABOUT AZAM:

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!

MEET WHITNEY! 
OUR OFFICE MANAGER!

Whitney has an extensive background in customer service and has been working in administration in the aviation industry for 5 years. Her passion for her work and welcoming presence makes her an asset here at JoinAir. She is responsible for all administrative duties at JoinAir and  looks forward to welcoming you to your new training program!

OUR TRAINING LOCATION 

CHILLIWACK, BC, CANADA - SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAINS
Here at JoinAir we pride ourselves by having access to some of the best training grounds in the world.
 
Here you learn to fly in the mountainous regions of Western Canada.
 
If that is not enough we have lakes, rivers, 4 seasons of challenging weather, airports and major air traffic routes that makes learning here challenging but rewarding. 
 
With all this only a few minutes from Chilliwack Airport, training with JoinAir gives you real life experience.
 
'If you can learn to fly here, you can fly anywhere in the world''
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JoinAir Helicopters provides beginner and advanced helicopter & aeroplane flight training in BC Canada. 
Our advanced training programs include an Approved Helicopter Mountain Course, Night Ratings, and Instrument Ratings.