We Are Performance Aviation
Performance Aviation was established in 2006 in the aviation hub of Wanaka, New Zealand. We are a team of specialist aircraft engineers who enjoy good banter, and get a kick out of using our skills to deliver excellent results.
Meet Our Team
Pete has been with Performance Aviation for 3 years and has over 18 years in the aviation industry. He trained with the RNZAF as an avionics technician where he served for 13 years primarily based in Auckland working on C-130s and Boeing 757s. Before joining Performance Aviation, Pete gained valuable experience and license ratings on GA aircraft and helicopters in Taupo. Ratings include Group 1 electrical, Group 1 and 2 instruments, Group 1, 2 and 3 Radios, Airbus AS350 and 355 as well as Bell 222. Pete has also completed an IA course with CAA which allows him to carry out conformity inspections on major avionics modifications and repairs.
Brad has been with Performance Aviation for 2 years and has over 18 years in the aviation industry. He was trained in the RNZAF as an aircraft technician where he served for 8 years before travelling and contracting in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom working on various large airliners and military aircraft. Prior to moving back home to Wanaka, Brad gained valuable experience and license ratings on GA aircraft and helicopters in Taupo. Ratings include Group 1 and 2 fixed wing and helicopter, Group 1 Powerplant, Bell 204 and 222, AS355. Turbine engine ratings include PT6, TPE331, RR250, LTS101 and Arriel. Brad also holds an IA certificate from CAA.