Our Team of Experienced Pilots

Luke Wyllie
Luke Wyllie

Luke Wyllie

Luke is the founder and director of Corsaire Aviation and a very accomplished pilot. With 20 years’ experience in both domestic and international flying, Luke holds multiple jet endorsements including global xrs, super long range jet and hawker 800/900 mid-sized business jet. Luke not only holds Australian CASA fixed wing and helicopter licences but also American FAA atpl airline licence.

Luke is a director and board member of his family company Wyllie Group which holds key property/equity and farming interests throughout Australia and overseas.

Aside from aviation and business Luke’s other passions are surfing and spearfishing. Luke sits on the board of (non for profit organisation) Surfing Western Australia as the short board representative. Luke loves to combine these interests by using aeroplanes and helicopters to access remote locations and big wave sights across WA. Luke is also a husband and father of 2 young girls who share his passion for the outdoors.



Elyse Anderson
Elyse Anderson

Elyse Anderson

Elyse Anderson is not only Corsaire’s customer liaison but is also a highly accomplished aeroplane pilot.  Elyse is a Grade 1 flight instructor and has a Bachelor of Science (Aviation) with many years of industry experience.

Elyse was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada before moving to Perth 12 years ago to attend university.  When she is not flying Elyse has also worked as a ballet teacher and a Pilates Instructor.

Elyse is a passionate pilot who is committed to delivering the highest standard of customer service and who will always endeavour to go that extra step to ensure your experience with Corsaire Aviation is a memorable one.

Trent Clayton
Trent Clayton

Trent Clayton

Trent Clayton is the Chief Pilot for Corsaire Aviation as well as the Head of Operations of Corsaire Helicopter Flight Training.  Trent brings over 10 years of industry experience including helicopter charter, flight instruction and aerial work.

As a Grade 1 Flight Instructor and a CASA Approved Flight Examiner Trent is approved to provide training and examination for the purposes of obtaining both private and commercial helicopter licences, as well as various other ratings and endorsements.

Before Trent discovered his passion for flying he was a well known rugby league player playing in the NRL for the Sydney Roosters, Wests Tigers and Penrith Panthers as well as spending 3 years in France playing for the French National Rugby League.

Aaron Giles
Aaron Giles

Aaron Giles

Aaron Giles is a Chief Engineer with Corsaire Aviation Maintenance.  Aaron holds Rotary wing and Fixed wing licenses including B1.1 Aeroplane Airframe, Hydraulics, Air conditioning.  B1.3 Helicopter Airframe with Hydraulics and Air conditioning.  Engine Licenses include RR 250 series, Arriel 1 &2 series, Arrius 2 series, LTS 101 series, PT6A series and T5508D.

Aaron started working in the industry in 2001 and in that time has gained vast experience on all manner or fixed and rotary wing aircraft including engine overhauls and component overhauls.

Aarons passion for engineering extends to his home life as well where he loves to restore old cars and motorbikes.

Patrick Dunkel
Patrick Dunkel

Patrick Dunkel

Licence types

  • RA-AUS Recreational pilots certificate (RPC)
  • Private pilot licence helicopter (PPL)
  • Commercial pilot licence helicopter (CPL)
  • Ratings and endorsements:
  • Single engine helicopter
  • Gas turbine endorsement
  • Currently completing flight instructor rating helicopter (FIR3).

Type ratings

  • R22
  • R44
  • R66
  • B206
  • EC130

Date of Licences

  • Recreational Pilot certificate 02/12/12
  • Student pilot licence 02/12/13
  • Private pilot licence 06/01/15
  • Commercial pilot licence 30/11/16
  • Line pilot 15/12/2017-to present Corsaire Aviation
  • Attended Kent Street high school aviation program from year 8 to year 11.
  • Attended Polytechnic West pilot program year 11.
Aaron Wellman
Aaron Wellman

Aaron Wellman

Licence types: Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer- CASA B1- Engine/ Airframe and B2- Electrical, Instrument and Radio

  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License – USA
  • Private Pilots License – Fixed Wing
  • Currently Completing Private Pilot License – Helicopter
  • Licence Date: Pilots License- Sep 2003
  • Engineers License Sep 2005
  • A&P License Jul 2015

Industry Experience (where, when): Rose Aircraft Engineers 1998 – 2006 Apprenticeship and Initial Licenses

Worked on various Aircraft of all Categories and Types including Metro, King Air, Twin Otter, All Cessna, Piper and Beechcraft Range, Britten Norman Islanders, Ultra Lights, Mig 15 Fighter Jet, Helicopters- Robinson Range and Squirrel + Piston Engine Overhaul

Sub Contract L.A.M.E 2006 – 2008 Various Companies- Various Aircraft as above

Skippers Aviation 2008- 2014 Dash 8, Brasilia EMB-120, Metro II and Cessna Conquest

Avwest 2014-2017 Bombardier Global Range and Gulfstream G650, Agusta A109 Helicopter

Corsaire Aviation Maintenance Feb 2017 – Present


  • We could not have had a better time on this adventure. We took a plane to Margaret River. Both pilots were extremely interesting and professional during the whole flight. They took us low to see great beaches and scenery.

  • I bought my wife a trial flight (30 mins) whilst we visited my outlaws in Australia. I'd arranged it from England and they were great at emailing to help arrange it. We arrived at reception and my wife was taken for a briefing of about...

  • We had a wonderful experience with Corsaire on our recent trip to Perth. We booked on the day (as it was a very last minute decision) the team were extremely accommodating. Staff in the office upon arrival were very lovely and accommodating also! We did...

  • We booked a day visit to Rottnest Island via helicopter and had the most amazing day We were met at our hotel The Crown Plaza at the helipad and had a great flight and tour to Rottnest... just the two of us onboard with a...

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