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About Us

Flying with the Pingo Family

With their extensive experience and expertise, they provide a high level of professionalism, ensuring that all flights are safe and well-managed. However, what truly sets the Pingo family apart is their commitment to providing a personal touch to every flight.


Our Story

Mike Pingo is a highly skilled and experienced helicopter pilot based in Mpumalanga, South Africa. With years of experience flying in this region, Mike is known for his exceptional flying skills and his deep knowledge of the local landscape. His passion for flying and his commitment to safety have made him one of the most sought-after helicopter pilots in Mpumalanga.

Mike's expertise extends to a wide range of flight operations, including scenic flights, wildlife surveys, aerial photography, and more. He has a keen eye for capturing the beauty of Mpumalanga from the air, and his flights are a true adventure for anyone looking to experience the region in a unique and unforgettable way.

In addition to his flying skills, Mike is also known for his friendly and personable nature, making him a popular choice for tourists and locals alike. He takes great pride in sharing his love of flying and the beauty of Mpumalanga with others, and his flights are a true celebration of the region's natural wonders.

Anthea Pingo, wife of Mike Pingo, is the supporting administrative backbone of Sunrise Aviation, but her true passion lies elsewhere... Anthea is a talented and creative homemaker who adds an extra touch of warmth and hospitality to the family-run business. Her love for food and hospitality is a true reflection of her warm and welcoming personality, and she plays a vital role in making Mike and Bryan's flights the unforgettable experiences that they are. Whether you're a local or a tourist, a flight with the Pingo Family is sure to be a truly memorable experience.

Meet The Team

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