baz flyer crew

 Barry (72) and Sandra (68) have been married for 48 years giving them the opportunity to work things out. The communication and cooperation skills learned during this time allows them to operate their Comanche as a true flight crew, thereby adding an additional safety dimension to the aircraft operation. In aviation circles they are known as the Bazflyers.



Barry began his aviation career in 1963 when he joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force. After graduating with an aircraft technical qualification he commenced pilot training in 1969, qualifying on both airplanes and helicopters. Barry’s civil aviation life has been exclusively in the field of general aviation. He is an experienced commercial pilot on helicopters and airplanes, is a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer and a life member of the ‘International Society of Air Safety Investigators’.  In a parallel career Barry has received recognition as a successful entrepreneur with diverse start up businesses to his credit..



Sandra a qualified educator and dedicated Mother and family person gained her private pilots licence to celebrate her 60th birthday. Being an adventurer at heart she wants to inspire all those around her, family, friends and especially her contemporaries, to live life to the full.