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Our Team

 CEO & CFI Captain Walter Waldeck. 

Walter Waldeck

Captain Waldeck is a Senior Training Captain on the Airbus A330/A340 with South African Airways and started FTC in 1999. He joined South African Airways in 1987 and has served as a Training Captain on most of SAA's fleet. He holds Airline Transport Pilot Licences from several countries and has flown more than 120 different aircraft types. A Designated SACAA Examiner, a Grade 1 flying Instructor, and a Class II test pilot all ensures that his experience and input into our flight school is invaluable. He maintains a proactive role in operations and his knowledge of our industry makes FTC a unique flight school in Southern Africa.


Air Service Safety Officer - Jason Hodges

Jason Hodges is a Grade II Multi- Engine flight Instructor and Class II Test Pilot who began his training at FTC and has gone from strength to strength within the school and in his flying career.


We have an extremely competent administration and financial team. They manage the students' day-to-day queries, admin and financial accounts.

Managing Partner and Flight Instructor, Mr Jaco de Jongh manages all the initial correspondence and contact with the students as well as auditing our internal systems and updating our CAA CATS and CARS Manuals.  He is a SACAA Accredited Language Proficiency Subject Matter Expert / Linguist.   As a Commissioner of Oaths he certifies documents at the school saving the students the time and effort to visit our closest Police Station. Assisting him with his very full schedule is Mrs Riana Keeve-Crouse our Administration Assistant who also oversees the student/liaison and student affairs as well as making sure that our Aircraft fleet documentation, AIP's, AIC's and AIP Supplement Manuals are always up to date. Mrs Michelle Smit manages the Accounts Department and will keep students and their sponsors up to date with their monthly flight training statements.




Career Guidance

Students, parents and sponsors - please read the career guidance page
Students, parents and sponsors - please read the career guidance page


I found Flight Training College to be a supremely professional Flight School
- A. Ashman

Contact FTC

Tel: +27 (0) 44 876 9055
Fax: +27 (0) 86 670 0318
Mobile: 082 787 5384
P.O. Box 1332, George, 6530, South Africa

George Airport, Western Cape, South Africa
GPS: S 340024 E 222251