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Guyanese Pilots

Albert Eustace (Zick) Isaacs, Former Pilot with Guyana Airways

Albert Eustace (Zick) Isaacs, Former Pilot, Guyana Airways

Albert (Zick) Eustace Isaacs died on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at age 73 in Ontario, Canada.

Albert was born in Guyana to the late Albert (Sr.) and Irma Isaacs, and was the brother of Yvette, Garth and the late Michael Isaacs.

Albert was a pilot at Guyana Airways, then immigrated to Canada in 1975.

Captain Lloyd Marshall, Airline Pilot, Guyana's Jet Aviation Pioneer ......

Captain Lloyd Marshall "in office"

 “As I approach an airplane to fly I am ever mindful of the statement ‘Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous, but it is terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity, error or neglect.’”  

Frank Watson - Co-Pilot of GAC Twin Otter 8R-GCP that Crashed December 3, 1973

Frank Watson Co-Pilot of Guyana Airways Twin Otter 8R-GCP that Crashed December 3, 1973

Frank Watson was the Co-Pilot of the Guyana Airways Twin Otter 8R-GCP that crashed in the Upper Mazaruni on the December 3,1973.

Frank Watson, Paul DaSilva, Colin Moore and Lloyd Marshall were the second batch of Guyanese Students to enroll at the Embry RiddleAeronautical University in July 1970 for the Professional Pilot Training Programme.

Roland DaSilva, Airline Captain, Chief Pilot, Manager, First and only recipient of Guyana’s Highest award for Bravery - The Cacique Crown of Valor

Roland DaSilva - 1970s

Roland DaSilva was born on November 27, 1936 the first born of four sons to Gaston DaSilva who was a first generation Guyanese of Portuguese descent and Angelina Mekdeci who was born in New York, USA, of Lebanese parents, who moved to British Guiana via New York and Cayenne, French Guiana.

Guyanese Pilots

S.Mennon (Malasian), Louis Chung, Shaun Maynard (Irish), Mike Pacheco, Walter Danraj, Tony Man-Son-Hing & Arthur Burrowes

Derek Poole former Guyana Defence Force aviator awarded “VFR Pilot of the year for 2013” by Era Helicopters

Derek Poole rotorcraft pilot for Era Helicopters  “VFR Pilot of the year for 2013”

Derek Poole rotorcraft pilot for Era Helicopters operating in the Gulf of Mexico was awarded “VFR Pilot of the year for 2013” by his organization.

Captain Brion Murphy Aviation Pioneer of Guyana Dies

Capt. Brion Murphy in February 2010

Former RAF pilot, Captain Brion Murphy who was an aviation pioneer of Guyana, died today November 15 in his birthplace of Ireland following a long illness. 

Miles Williams: Corporate Jet Captain, GDF Special Forces Officer, Paratrooper, Adventurer, Off Road Enthusiast and much more.

MIles Williams

Miles Williams celebrated his birthday on Friday May 7, 2013, his friend, former co-worker and employer Gerry Gouveia paid the follow tribute to him.

Gerald "Gerry" Gouveia, Aviator, Businessman,

Gerry Gouveia

Captain Gerald Gouveia is an aviator extraordinaire with in excess of thirty years experience and thousands of flying hours in the jungles of Guyana, South America and the Caribbean. He is an Airline Transport Rated Pilot.

He was awarded a Government of Guyana Scholarship to attend one of the world’s most Prestigious Aviation Universities: Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach Florida USA where he completed his Aviation Education.

Beverley Christiani-Drake, Senior Aviation Accident Investigator/Analyst

Beverley Christiani-Drake

Beverley Drake is a Senior Aviation Accident Investigator/Analyst/Federal Women’s Program Manager with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Ms. Drake’s professional career spans 37 years, including 22 years at the NTSB. She began her career as a military pilot flying the Britten Norman Islander in the jungles of Guyana, her native country.

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