Your Pilot

Mike Pingo trained in the then Rhodesian Airforce and served from 1977 to 1984.

He and his wife Anthea, emigrated to South Africa in 1984 and have been involved in the Helicopter Charter Industry since then. Mike has clocked over

over 14 000 hours flying hours.


Their love of wildlife led them to Mpumalanga (land of the Rising Sun) bordering the famous Kruger National Park in 1987 and, with his breadth of

experience in the local area, they founded Sunrise Aviation in 1997.


Mike likes to provide a personalized service to his clients in all the avenues of his flying - be it tourist sightseeing, corporate charter flight, game census

or specialized aerial photography.



We are based in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

22 Paradise St, The Edge, Nelspruit and offer charter flights to :

  • Mpumalanga

  • Swaziland

  • Mozambique

  • Limpopo

Sunrise Aviation - Helicopter Charter


- Helicopter Charter