Our Team

The Club prides itself on the dedication and enthusiasm of its staff and instructors.

Our instructors are always available to guide and mentor our students, firmly enforcing flying values and establishing long term legacies in creating safe, well-trained pilots.

Stojan Percuklievski, Accountable Manager

Stojan is the Club's founder and Accountable Manager.
He earned his Flight Instructor rating in 2008 at Cranfield and began his instructional career with Firecrest Aviation. He has completed in excess of 1500 instructional hours. He oversees all club activities at Stars Fly Flying Club and handles all legal and compliance requirements with the Civil Aviation Authority.
Rob Spencer, Head of Training and examiner

Rob has over 6000 instructional hours, teaching PPL, CPL, ME, IR. In addition to routine instructing, he specialises in training qualified pilots to become Flight Instructors, on a dedicated one to one basis (airborne and ground school). Rob inspires student pilots so they achieve real results, to meet their aspirations, in a timely and economical way.
Julian Storey, Safety and Compliance manager

Julian is a Class Rating Instructor and enjoys sharing his experience and huge enthusiasm for aviation with our members.
Amongst other things, he is available for cross channel check outs and as a safety pilot for members wishing to expand their horizons and undertake longer, more ambitious trips.
He works as a freelance corporate pilot, flying Learjets, Citation Jets and King Airs. He also delivers aircraft literally all around the world as an aircraft delivery / ferry pilot and has numerous transatlantic crossings in aircraft ranging from single engine Cessnas through to piston twins, turbo props and light jets.
In his spare time he enjoys pursuing his favourite activity - which is seaplane flying.
Paul Mansfield, Head of Operations

Paul is the Club's Head of Operations.
Paul brings with himself a wealth of experience and his contribution to the success of the club is invaluable.
On a personal level Paul is very experienced pilot and has been practicing aerobatic flights for a long time.
Robin Symons, examiner

Robin has many years of experience as an instructor, having gained his licence in 1980. Since then he has also qualified as an examiner and is now our Ground and Skills Test Examiner. His guidance and impact on the school and the students is highly appreciated.
In his spare time, he works on building his very own aircraft, an Auster.
Lenko Mladenov

Lenko, is a highly experienced pilot with more than 3000 hours under his belt, mostly gained on military fast jet airplanes. Although he is recent entrant into the instructing profession, he brings with him a wealth of experience, dedication and a passion for teaching.
Nicolas Cadene

Nicolas is very passionate instructor with excellent student rapport and friendly approach. He has experience of teaching in both, France and the UK.
Aris Aristocleous

Aris has been helping aspiring future pilots since he was 20 and has wide ranging aviation experience having flown in a number of countries. When he is not working with our customers he is an Aviation Consultant in Flight Safety and Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) for several airlines, including British Airways.
Dan Cash

Dan is experienced airlines pilot jetting passengers all across the world. When not at the controls at his A320 or 787 he is transferring his skills and experience onto the future pilots.
Jacqueline Mundie

Jackie brings with her a wealth of experience and dedication. She is keen to fly and help aspiring pilots achieve their dream, as well as contributing greatly to the friendly atmosphere of our club.
Jay Adams

Jay teaches the LAPL and PPL and is experienced in Microlight to SSEA upgrade courses, as well as intensive training for those short on time. He is also qualified to train students seeking Night and either Full or Restricted Instrument Ratings. Jay flew in Australia for many years but moved back to the UK recently, as he loves the challenge and reward of flying in our complex airspace and far more 'interesting' weather.