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Kaone Kamanakao

Candidate ID: 1566745

Career Summary

CA / CS / CFA / Other Professional Degrees with 5 years experience in Aviation functional area

Skill Set

Pilot/Flight Operations/training

Professional Information

Total Experience : 5

Nationality : Botswana

Qualification Level : CA / CS / CFA / Other Professional Degrees

Job Function : Aviation

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

KAMANAKAO 49789 Block 5, Gaborone West, Gaborone, South-East District
+267 74668018, +267 71501250,

Pilot/Flight instructor and bush pilot with excellent organization and communication skills. Acknowledged for professionalism and aircraft handling by receiving the South African 2012 Designated Examiner's Award. Broad operational experience in the aviation industry. With more than 5 years of aviation experience, contributes diverse capabilities including ground and flight instruction, line flying, operational management and well versed with national regulations and compliance monitoring. ICAO Flight Safety Inspector. Excellent people skills, customer oriented and a very friendly individual. South African and Botswana ICAO Commercial Pilot Licence (A) with Multi-Engine and Instrument Flying Rating. Total flight time 1400 hours including 240 flight instruction hours.
Looking for international experience in flight operations with a reputable company.

• Analytical • Detail Oriented • Excellent communication abilities
• Outstanding people skills • Tactical • Problem-solving abilities
• Organizational Skills
Flight Operations Inspector | Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana | Gaborone, South-East District May 2018 - Current
? ICAO Air Operator Certificate (AOC) 5 phase certification
? Handling of air operator certificate holder's files
? AOC renewals
? Variations to AOC's
? Correspondence with Flight Operations Managers and Quality Assurance managers regarding regulatory compliance monitoring
? Designated Pilot Examiner's and Check pilot oversight flights (flight standards monitoring)
Operations Manuals Approvals
? AOC surveillance activities including audits and timely completion and verification of corrective action plans
? Assisting with payments for flight crew licence validations and other AOC activities
? Providing guidance and recommendations on regulatory compliance to AOC holders
Operations Manager and Ground School Instructor | Air Shakawe December 2016 - April 2018
• In charge of 14 staff members to conduct daily flight and ground operations smoothly.
• Regulatory operations compliance.
• Flight following and scheduling.
• Ground courses for all operations personnel.
• Oversee implementation and maintenance of safety and quality systems.
Operations Assistant Flight Following | Flying Mission Services | Maun September 2015 - June 2016
• Preparation of Operations Manuals.
Line Pilot | Wilderness Air | Maun October 2013 - June 2015
• passenger operations throughout the Okavango Delta, Chobe and Victoria Falls.
• Responsible for the efficient transport of passengers and cargo while complying with company policies and procedures in a safe and professional manner.
• Responsible for supporting in crew coordination, timely transport, top-notch customer service.
Flight Instructor | BotsFlying Academy, Gaborone October 2012 - August 2013
• Conduct initial and recurrent flight training for student/private and commercial pilots.
• operations conducting flight training for ab-initio through ATPL renewals.
• scheduling flight bookings and ground school training for student and private pilots.
• military to civil licence conversions.
• administrative tasks for the academy.
• National regulations and company operations compliance.

Commercial Pilot's Licence (Multi-engine IFR) and Flight Instructor's Rating August 2012
Blue Chip Aviation, Pretoria, Gauteng
ICAO Government Safety Inspectors Course September 2018
East African School of Aviation, Nairobi, Nairobi County

• Certificates Commercial Pilot Licence (South African and Botswana)- Blue Chip Aviation RSA & Ratings Multi-engine rating (BE-55) Instrument rating Grade II Flight Instructor's rating: Single, Multi-engine (Botswana)- BotsFlying Academy ATO Grade III Flight Instructor's rating: Single (South Africa),
• Founding President- Women in Aviation Botswana Chapter (WAIB) and executive director of Girl Fly Program Foundation Botswana (GFPA)

1. Captain F Naude South African Airways (B737/747) Designated Email: Flight Examiner (DFE) A1A
2. Keith Gass Chief Flying Instructor-BotsFlying Academy Email:
3. George Teessen General Manager Air Shakawe Mobile +267 71590629
4. Captain Sakhile Reiling e-mail: