About Us - Our Staff | Shortstop Private Jet Charter

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Our Staff

Managing Director/Chief Pilot

Mike Falls sr

The founder of the company with over 50 years of experience in business aviation, Mike has evolved Shortstop Jet Charter from light twin aircraft to super mid-sized jets. Mike's keen passion for aviation extends beyond business aircraft to owning and operating various warbirds at airshows and for pleasure.

  • Chief Pilot
  • Grade One Instructor
  • Check and Training Captain Hawker 1000, Learjet 31ER, Merlin IIIB, DC-3, Cessna 340A, SNJ-5b Harvard
  • Airline Transport Pilot's Licence
  • CASA Delegate
  • ATO

Contact:

Shortstop Jet Charter:(03) 9379 9299

Mobile: 0408 747 001

Email: chartersales@shortstop.com.au

Director/Sales Executive

Mike Falls jr

With over 25 years of flying experience, Mike Falls jr has helped grow and develop Shortstop Jet Charter to what it is today. Mike's main role is charter and aircraft sales, consultancy and management.

  • Check and Training Captain Hawker 1000, Learjet 31ER, Merlin IIIB, DC-3
  • Airline Transport Pilot's Licence
  • CASA Delegate
  • ATO

Contact:

Shortstop Jet Charter:(03) 9379 9299

Mobile: 0419 347 727

Email: chartersales@shortstop.com.au

Operations Manager

Brenton Skinn

Having over 11 years experience with Shortstop, Brenton has progressed from a Ground Crew member to a Line Pilot and is now the Operations Manager / Senior Captain. His role also includes being the liaison to the regulators, Quality Assurance and acting as the D.A.M.P supervisor.

  • Captain Hawker 1000, Learjet 31ER, Merlin IIIB, Cessna 340A
  • Commercial Pilot's Licence

Contact:

Mobile: 0411 426 214

Email: brentonskinn@shortstop.com.au

 

Line Pilot / Training Manager

Emily Blake

Emily has been with Shortstop for five years, begining as a Flight Attendant and Ground Crew member. During this time she has attained her co-pilot rating on mulitple aircraft and taken on the role of Training Manager.

  • Co-pilot Learjet 31ER, Merlin IIIB
  • Cessna 340A
  • Commercial Pilots Licence

Contact:

Mobile: 0403 608 802

Email: emilyblake@shortstop.com

Maintenance Manager / Maintenance Controller / Chief Engineer

Joe Zizek

Joe has been with Shortstop for 4 years, Licenced on Hawker 800 & 1000, Learjet 20/30 series and maintains the fleet of aircraft owned and managed by Shortstop Jet Charter.

Contact:

Mobile: 0418 409 019

Email: joezizek@shortstop.com.au

Accounts / Office Manager

Lynne Pearson

Lynne has been with Shortstop for the past 20 years. Lynne is the go to person for all your account queries.

Contact:

Accounts Office: 9379 9299

Email: lynnepearson@shortstop.com.au

Passenger Services Manager / Events Manager

Julie Williams

Julie has been with Shortstop for the past eight years as our passenger services and events manager. During her time at Shortstop she has developed our customer service and event products to the extremely high standard they are today. For any queries regarding your passengers or events, please don't hesitate to contact Julie.

Office: 9379 9299

Email: julie@shortstop.com.au