Waltzing Matilda Aviation | Pilots - Waltzing Matilda Aviation


Chief Pilot and
Director of Operations

Mr. John Harvie

John learned to fly during a successful career in software engineering. He began his professional flying career as a flight instructor, where he enjoyed helping others achieve the dream of becoming a pilot. His experience includes flying turboprop and jet aircraft in corporate, charter and fractional program operations throughout the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. In addition to his current role as Chief Pilot and Director of Operations, John continues an active interest in aviation education and safety as a flight instructor and a member of the FAA Safety Team. John has over 5,000 hours of flight experience.

Captain and

Mr. Tim Daneau

Tim is proud to have grown up and learn to fly in New England. Always passionate about flying, he earned his CFI, CFII, and MEI certificates a little more than a year after graduating high school. Tim has experience in a variety of avenues within the field including roles as Corporate Jet Captain, Civil Air Patrol Search and Rescue pilot, and Assistant Chief Flight Instructor at a busy local Part 141 flight school. He is an FAA Gold Seal Instructor and was awarded Instructor of the Year by the Boston FAA Safety Team in 2007. Tim has been flying the Cessna Citation Bravo for the past 5 years and has over 5,000 hours of flight experience.

First Officer and

Mr. Matt Hurley

A passionate and dedicated single and multi-engine commercial pilot; Matt has been flying for well over a decade. A recent graduate of Parks College of Saint Louis University, he has been well equipped for his career with a degree in Aviation Management. Currently pursuing his ATP, Matt has already held a variety of professional pilot positions. He has been a traffic watch pilot, skydive jump pilot, contract business jet pilot, and freelance CFI. He earned his CFI, CFII, and AGI certificates in a matter of just a few months. Matt has experience in an array of aircraft types from Diamond DA20s and Cessna 172s up to the Cessna Citation Bravo he currently flies.