International PR and Thailand Representative
Harry Hongjindapong, a pilot and skydiving professional with an experience of more than 35 years, is the Drop Zone Operator of Thai Sky Adventures. A British Parachute Association approved Pilot on Twin Otter, Pilatus Porter, BN Islander, all types of Cessna 180/182 and various other types as well as an approved Pilot Examiner, he is also qualified under the BPA as a Parachute/Skydiving Instructor. He has been involved in operating Drop Zone since 1985. An experienced maestro in the field of aviation, he started flying in 1976 and obtained his Commercial Pilots license in 1978 from Oxford Air Training School.
Prior to adventure sports piloting, he has worked commercially for British Air Ferries (Dart Herald), Britannia Airways (Boeing 737) and then Cathay Pacific in Hong Kong as a 747 Captain for 25 years. He came into skydiving in 1984 and complimented his profession by opening his first Drop Zone in the UK in 1985 (A1 Skydiving). Since then, he has been actively involved in the field as a Drop Zone Operator. After opening Thai Sky Adventures near Pattaya, Thailand in 2009, he became the first operator of commercial Drop Zone in South East Asia. His also graced his years of experience and expertise with an ambitious flying adventure in Nepali sky for Everest Skydive in 2010 and 2011. In the event he flew Pilatus Porter up to the altitude of 29,500 feet (Above Everest 29,083 feet) from the Syangboche airstrip (12,000 feet).