We have Commercial Pilot Positions available at Sky Trails

Candidates should have Commercial Pilot Licence for Aeroplane, Helicopter or both. Minimum flying experience requirements depend on position, but start at 500 hours. Candidates must be prepared to work flexible hours, stay in rural settings for extended periods and operate all types they are qualified for. Instructor rating is an advantage. Contact chiefpilot@skytrailszambia.com.
Priority will be given to Zambian citizens, then Zambian residents, but we can also consider non-residents. 
Note that applicants not meeting above licence and experience requirements should not expect a response!

Edmund Farmer

CEO, Accountable Manager

Edmund Founded Sky Trails in 2003, and oversees all aspects of the company’s operations. He holds Helicopter and Fixed Wing Licences, Instructor and Instrument ratings in Zambia, South Africa, USA and Australia and has over 7000 hours of experience almost all in small aircraft in Zambia. His main roles are day to day company management, reservations, pilot training and operational flying. He still finds time for 4 children, and their horses and dogs.


Sebastiaan Matla

Chief Pilot

Sebastiaan has been a commercial pilot since 2008 and worked as a Flight Instructor in Johannesburg until 2014. He then joined Sky Trails and rose the position of Chief Pilot making him responsible for maintaining operational standards as well as managing, training and checking all flight crew. He can sometimes been found after hours spinning discs at local events!


John Chingandu

Maintenance Manager

John built up a wealth of experience as a Chief Flight Engineer with Zambia Air Force, training in Zambia, Canada, and with Yugoslav Air Force instructors.As Maintenance Manager with Sky Trails, John handles the day-to-day activities of a busy hangar, stores control and record-keeping through his team of qualified engineers and apprentices. His distinctive voice can always be heard around the hangar!

Pascale Mutale

Chief Inspector

Pascal is well known in Zambia as one of the longest serving and capable aircraft engineers, with a great many years of experience in maintaining small aircraft in senior positions. As well as overseeing all the work done in the maintenance hangar, he is also continually training the upcoming generation of younger engineers. When not working he is an avid reader of novels!

Prudence Kapelembe

Passenger Handling and Administration

Prudence is responsible for Passenger Handling, Meet and Greet, and a host of administrative tasks that keep the flight operations and company running smoothly. The other team members will testify that she is very dedicated to her responsibilities and always true to her name!