John Sanderson (Sando)   Crew

John Sanderson (Sando) is Crew at Global Ballooning Australia. He joined us, as Crew, 17 years ago.

His duties are:

Crew member over peak season

What do you like most about your job?

Learning about aspects of life, Sunrise, happy people, pilots hitting their targets and balloons. Love the whole job.

If you could share one tip with a new employee, what would it be?
Be professional, neat and use the knowledge around you to best effect.

What is the most enjoyable part of your job?

The smiles each day, when the boss is away!

Describe yourself in three words
Humours, loyal and hardworking

What was your worst ever job?

My next one...hasn’t happened yet.

If you weren't doing this job, what would you be?
Teaching kids, working outdoors

How many times have you been ballooning?
A few...endless

In which locations have you flown over?
Melbourne, Yarra Valley, Mansfield and Benalla

If you could choose one place in the world to fly over in a hot air balloon where would it be?
Great Wall of China

John's background

A down to earth, sporty and friendly guy. Lots of integrity and common sense!

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