Our Staff

Founded by owner Brenton Hanson in 1982, Broome Aviation is the longest established aviation company in Broome.

Our team of highly trained & motivated pilots, administration & operations staff pride themselves on operating at the highest of safety standards at all times.

With over 34 years’ experience under his belt, Brent has built this company to the success it is today. 

All of our staff are committed to passenger safety and comfort. We are proud of our reputation for delivering outstanding customer service on the ground and in the air.

Our team draws from a broad range of experience allowing us to deliver the right aviation solutions for all our clients.

Key Staff Members

Brenton Hanson - Managing Director

Brent Hanson is a Broome pioneer.  Brent has more than 34 years’ experience in the aviation industry, as a pilot and also as owner & founder of the company. Brent moved to Broome in 1979 to work with Customs and saw that there was a gap in the market. He set himself up in business as a single pilot with just one aircraft flying around the Kimberley. Brent’s vision was to provide efficient and reliable charter services and an in-depth range of scenic tours not previously available in Broome. Brent is proud that after 34 years in business Broome Aviation has a fleet of 10 aircraft, numerous dedicated staff, and two company bases, making Broome Aviation a resourceful and accessible operator in the Northwest of Western Australia.

Greg Bolton - Chief Pilot and Check and Training Captain

Greg has over 30 years in the General Aviation industry in Australia. His experience includes Multi Engine Rotary and Fixed Wing aircraft, with extensive seaplane experience. He holds a current Multi Engine Command Instrument rating and an Instructor Rating. Greg’s knowledge, expertise and experience together with his steadfast commitment to safety ensures all Broome Aviation pilots are trained to the highest possible levels.

Kym Gould - Financial Controller

An employee of Broome Aviation since 2003 and a resident of the Kimberley for 14 years, Kym has a wealth of experience in the financial field. Prior to joining us, Kym had not only held the position of Payroll Administrator for a large mining company which operated over three states and had a considerable number of employees, she had also spent seven years in the banking industry and another four in hospitality.

Nathan Richards - Safety Manager

Nathan is Chief Engineer with Broome Air Maintenance (a subsidiary of Broome Aviation). He is also in charge of all safety and quality assurance of Broome Aviation. Nathan is here to promote occupational health and safety within the organisation and develop safer and healthier ways of working. He prides himself on carrying out Broome Aviation’s reputation of being one of the safest Aviation companies in the North West.

Richard Silverii - Business Development Manager

Richard has been a former marketing manager of the Broome Aviation group, building opportunities across the resource, corporate, local government, private and public sectors, in the areas of charter, tourism and RPT aviation operations. Now retained by the company to deliver brand strategy advice and develop new business relationships, he can work with you to develop cost effective air service solutions.

Contact Richard to discuss your requirements: marketing@broomeaviation.com