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Jop Dingemans

AW169 HEMS Commander 🧑🏽‍🚀 • Founder of Pilots Who Ask Why 🔭 • Aerospace Engineer 🚀 • Former Flight Instructor 👨🏽‍🎓


  • Unfrozen ATPL(H)
  • Instrument Rating
  • Night Vision Goggles Qualification
  • Aerospace Engineering Bachelor Degree
  • Multi Crew Coordination Certificate
  • AW169 Multi Pilot Type Rating
  • Flight Instructor Certificate
  • 1500+ Total Flying Hours
  • 1000+ Total PIC Hours
  • 500+ Flight Instruction Hours
  • 100+ Night Hours
  • 5+ Years Experience in HEMS
  • 3+ Years Experience in Flight Instruction

Janine Lythe

S92 Senior First Officer 👩🏻‍✈️ • Content Coordinator at Pilots Who Ask Why 🖋️ • Project Manager📍 • Former Flight Instructor 👩🏻‍🎓


  • Frozen ATPL(H)
  • Instrument Rating
  • Bachelor in Science
  • Multi Crew Coordination Certificate
  • Sikorsky S92 Multi Pilot Type Rating
  • Flight Instructor Certificate
  • 2000+ Total Flying Hours
  • 500+ Total PIC Hours
  • 100+ Flight Instruction Hours
  • 50+ Night Hours
  • 3+ Years Experience in Offshore
  • 1+ Years Experience in Flight Instruction