Sjoerd Jan ter Welle – Founder and CEO of AeroPlus Aviation Software

Sjoerd Jan is the initiator of the Aeroplus Across-Africa-Challenge. After getting his private pilots license (PPL) with instrument rating only three years ago, Sjoerd Jan quickly accumulated almost a thousand flight hours on the Piper Archer II and III, the Cirrus SR20 and SR22 Turbo and on some other aircraft.

Using is own AeroPlus flightplanning software for iPhone and/or iPad, Sjoerd Jan has flown to many exotic places like Barra, Courchevel and Corsica. After having covered most of Europe, Africa seemed a logical next step. Sjoerd Jan lives with his family in Doesburg.

contactpaginalevercoLex Versteeg – Owner of Skydeck

Lex learned to fly gliders first, over fourty years ago. After university he went to work for several large insurance and financial firms in the Netherlands, before starting his own company. After selling his company he returned to aviation. With his CPL, multi-engine and instrument ratings, Lex covered Europe and the continental USA with his Cirrus SR22 and King Air E90.

Lex is founder and owner of Leverco with its SkyDeck hangar at Teuge (EHTE), the point of departure for the AeroPlus Across-Africa-Challenge.


10 thoughts on “PILOTS

  1. Good luck with your trip.
    I flew my RV6 from Ireland to Cape Town in 2011/2012 via East Africe, you will be visiting many places of which I have good memories.
    You seem to have long range, what is the range of the Piper?

  2. hi Lex,
    gaat allemaal goed hoor ik………lekker eten onderweg zeker!
    en maakt die maat van je nog mooie foto’s met z’n telefoon?

    goed reis verder en oppassen met Cora binnenkort he……..ik blijf jullie volgen!

    groet Frank

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