Nicholas is 25 years old and has been with the Ripper Group as a professional drone pilot since 2017. Prior to this he worked in the building industry as a plasterer. Nick is also a qualified network engineer. The professional training he received from the Ripper Aviation Academy has empowered him with a future focussed skill set that can be applied to many industries.
I live on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales so I’m well aware of the challenge in water rescue. Becoming a drone pilot was a once in a life time opportunity for me –it’s given me valuable and unique skills that I will carry for life.
Zephyrin has been a professional Ripper Drone pilot since 2017. Previous to this he has worked as a CNC machinist and CAD designer. Working with the Ripper Group has given him plenty of skills for an exciting future.
Ever since I was a young kid I’ve always been interested in technology. To be given the opportunity to fly drones and for a meaningful cause is a dream come true.