Christo van Straaten

Christo van Straaten

South Africa

Senior Flight Inspector / Flight

 Inspection Operations Manager

Civil Aviation Authority

Christo van Straaten has been with the Flight Inspection section from 1984 when the section was still under the auspices of the Department of Transport and recently with the CAA since it’s inception three year ago. As an active flight inspector he is also responsible for the marketing and planning of flight inspection in the SADC region.

1980 – 1984
Graduated from Wits. Technicon NHD Electrical /Engineering.

Graduated from Damelin with a Dip. Logistic / Strategic Management.

From 1995
Resumed responsibility for all operational duties regarding flight inspection within South African and neighboring States.

1993 -1994
Project leader for a new FIS installation of an in-house design system into the then Department of Transport’s DC3.

He is presently involved with the establishment of a Flight Inspection separate business unit (SBU) within the CAA umbrella.

Contact Information


Address:   PO Box 1050

                       Lanseria, Gauteng 1748

                       Republic of South Africa


Phone:       +27 83 4512632

Office:        +27 11 5451000

Fax:             +27 866 966 260


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