Ronald Kent   Pilot

Ronald Kent is Pilot at Global Ballooning Australia. He joined us, as Pilot, 7 months ago.

He has flown 610 hours with Global Ballooning Australia.

What do you like most about your job?

Flying above the countryside and taking in the beautiful scenery

If you could share one tip with a new employee, what would it be?
Act in a professional and courteous manner

What is the most enjoyable part of your job?

Sharing the beautiful scenery with passengers

Describe yourself in three words
Straightforward, dependable, positive

What was your worst ever job?

Carting hay on a farm

If you weren't doing this job, what would you be?
Probably some sort of unique old world trade such as a stonemason or cooper

How many times have you been ballooning?
More than 650

In which locations have you flown over?
Barossa Valley, Canberra, Southern NSW, Melbourne,Yarra Valley and nearly every part of regional Victoria

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

Ronald's background

I grew up on a farm and then became a plumber and currently juggle the craft of ballooning with my plumbing business.