Aviation Projects has provided assistance to the Wagner Group from the initial planning approval through to the construction and operation of Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport and continues to provide valuable ongoing advice and support.
Aviation Projects provided expert advice and guidance on a range of matters including the preparation of initial demand forecasts and scope of aircraft operations, concept layouts, concept airspace and aircraft flight paths and consideration of various other planning and operations matters. They have also provided advice on aeronautical infrastructure requirements and costs and operational advice on a variety of matters. Aviation Projects was able to assist with the introduction and ongoing operation of B747-800F aircraft by preparing a safety case that was approved by CASA.
Managing Director, Keith Tonkin, is thoroughly professional in all of his work and takes pride in providing a tailored solution that considers all aspects of a client’s strategic intent, including the short and long term implications of various recommended actions.
Aviation Projects has been integral to the success of our airport and continues to be a valued advisor to our business.
Aviation and Airspace Regulation
Simon Scott is an experienced senior manager and consultant with proven ability to deliver outcomes in constrained resource environments. His strengths include high-level stakeholder engagement skills, analytical and problem-solving skills and a high capacity to adapt in technically challenging regulatory environments. Simon serves as a specialist capability officer in the RAAF Reserves.
Simon has provided advice to CASA Aerodromes & Airspace Managers, Safety Advisers and Flying Operations Inspectors on airspace and aerodrome impacts and relevant legislation. He has undertaken research and drafted briefings on emerging technologies, legislative change and matters affecting the safety of air navigation.
- Master of Space Operations - UNSW – ADFA (expected completion 2020)
- Master of International Law - ANU
- Remotely Piloted Aircraft Auditor’s Course - Southpac Aerospace
- Master of Science and Technology in Aviation - University of NSW
- Certificate II in Airside Operations
- Private Pilot’s License