About Us

Founder – Fabian Lim

CAPT Fabian Lim is a seasoned digital entrepreneur with an impressive track record spanning over 20 years. He is also the Founder of FlightSchool.sg, Singapore’s first private flight school established in 2016. WingsAcademy.sg reflects his love for flying and his commitment to sharing this passion with others.

His notable aviation credentials include an FAA Private Pilot License – earned in just 19 days (September 2006), an FAA Instrument Rating – obtained in 10 days (December 2010), an FAA Multi-Engine Rating – accomplished in 5 days (December 2013), and an FAA Eclipse 500 Single-Pilot Jet Rating -attained in 14 days (January 2014).

Founder – Fabian Lim

CAPT Fabian Lim is a seasoned digital entrepreneur with an impressive track record spanning over 20 years. He is also the Founder of FlightSchool.sg, Singapore’s first private flight school established in 2016. WingsAcademy.sg reflects his love for flying and his commitment to sharing this passion with others.

His notable aviation credentials include an FAA Private Pilot License – earned in just 19 days (September 2006), an FAA Instrument Rating – obtained in 10 days (December 2010), an FAA Multi-Engine Rating – accomplished in 5 days (December 2013), and an FAA Eclipse 500 Single-Pilot Jet Rating -attained in 14 days (January 2014).

Co-Founder & Chief Instructor – Mark Lim

MAJ (Ret) Mark Lim had served 23 years in the Republic of Singapore Air Force as a helicopter pilot and Weapon System Officer (Fighters). He has more than 2,400 flying hours on numerous training aircrafts, helicopters and jet fighters to include the mighty F-15SG and F-16D+ Falcon under his belt. Mark held various appointments such as Head Training Officer and established a niche in the area of Aviation Safety while in the Air Force Inspectorate and Operational Squadrons.

As Co-Founder & and Chief Instructor of Wings Academy, Mark leverages on his vast experience and knowledge in aviation operations, training management, and organisational skills to steer the company to greater heights.

Co-Founder & Chief Instructor – Mark Lim

MAJ (Ret) Mark Lim had served 23 years in the Republic of Singapore Air Force as a helicopter pilot and Weapon System Officer (Fighters). He has more than 2,400 flying hours on numerous training aircrafts, helicopters and jet fighters to include the mighty F-15SG and F-16D+ Falcon under his belt. Mark held various appointments such as Head Training Officer and established a niche in the area of Aviation Safety while in the Air Force Inspectorate and Operational Squadrons.

As Co-Founder & and Chief Instructor of Wings Academy, Mark leverages on his vast experience and knowledge in aviation operations, training management, and organisational skills to steer the company to greater heights.

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Partner & Consultant – Ian Lim

Brigadier General (NS) Ian Lim served 31 years in the Republic of Singapore Air Force as a fighter pilot and retired as the Chief of Staff – Air Staff holding the rank of Brigadier General. He leverages on his organizational skills, industry network and technical expertise and hence make him an ideal partner for Wings Academy.

Ian is an aviation consultant, providing value-added advisory and consultancy services in aviation management, training, security and services. From 2012 to 2015, he was President of the Singapore Youth Flying Club (SYFC). In this role, he had guided SYFC to promote aviation in Junior Colleges and Polytechnics as well as train many aspiring students to attain their Private Pilot License.

Partner & Consultant – Ian Lim

Brigadier General (NS) Ian Lim served 31 years in the Republic of Singapore Air Force as a fighter pilot and retired as the Chief of Staff – Air Staff holding the rank of Brigadier General. He leverages on his organizational skills, industry network and technical expertise and hence make him an ideal partner for Wings Academy.

Ian is an aviation consultant, providing value-added advisory and consultancy services in aviation management, training, security and services. From 2012 to 2015, he was President of the Singapore Youth Flying Club (SYFC). In this role, he had guided SYFC to promote aviation in Junior Colleges and Polytechnics as well as train many aspiring students to attain their Private Pilot License.

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Partner & Consultant – Andy Tan

As a fighter pilot for 30 years in the Republic of Singapore Air Force, COL (Ret) Andy Tan has clocked more than 4,000 flying hours and trained many young pilots during his flying tour. He possesses the expertise and experience to deliver a premium learning environment as a partner and consultant to Wings Academy.

Andy was the General Manager at the Singapore Youth Flying Club from 2006 to 2015 and Head Air Plans at RSAF HQ prior to his retirement from RSAF, distinguishing himself with an impressive track record in operations, planning and policies, governance, and talent management.

As a keen aviator, he has coached and mentored over 1,000 student pilots, sharing his insights and experience on how to be a successful pilot and a leader.

Partner & Consultant – Andy Tan

As a fighter pilot for 30 years in the Republic of Singapore Air Force, COL (Ret) Andy Tan has clocked more than 4,000 flying hours and trained many young pilots during his flying tour. He possesses the expertise and experience to deliver a premium learning environment as a partner and consultant to Wings Academy.

Andy was the General Manager at the Singapore Youth Flying Club from 2006 to 2015 and Head Air Plans at RSAF HQ prior to his retirement from RSAF, distinguishing himself with an impressive track record in operations, planning and policies, governance, and talent management.

As a keen aviator, he has coached and mentored over 1,000 student pilots, sharing his insights and experience on how to be a successful pilot and a leader.

Partner & Instructor – Robin Tan

MAJ (Ret) Robin Tan served in the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) for 30 years. He was one of the pioneering members of the RSAF Airborne Early Warning programme and instrumental in setting up the Weapon Systems Officer (Fighter) programme in the RSAF.

With more than 5,000 flying hours combined in E-2C Hawkeye AEW, F-16 Falcon and F-15 Strike Eagle jet fighters, Robin has vast expertise and knowledge in aviation training, and is recognised as one of our champion instructors in Wings Academy.

Partner & Instructor – Robin Tan

MAJ (Ret) Robin Tan served in the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) for 30 years. He was one of the pioneering members of the RSAF Airborne Early Warning programme and instrumental in setting up the Weapon Systems Officer (Fighter) programme in the RSAF.

With more than 5,000 flying hours combined in E-2C Hawkeye AEW, F-16 Falcon and F-15 Strike Eagle jet fighters, Robin has vast expertise and knowledge in aviation training, and is recognised as one of our champion instructors in Wings Academy.

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Senior Flight Instructor – Kevin Kannan Balakrishna

Kevin Kannan Balakrishna is a commercial pilot and aviation educator. He delivers a valuable blend of practical skills and instructional knowledge. Kevin possesses FAA CPL AMEL IR licence, Type Rating on the Cessna Citation Jet 500 Series, and FAA Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI), and Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI) certifications.

Kevin has the honour of sharing his significant knowledge and ideas with prospective pilots as an Adjunct Lecturer at Singapore Polytechnic. His passion for teaching and exceptional flying ability, coupled with his impressive instructional qualifications, enables him to deliver enjoyable and effective learning.

Senior Flight Instructor – Kevin Kannan Balakrishna

Kevin Kannan Balakrishna is a commercial pilot and aviation educator. He delivers a valuable blend of practical skills and instructional knowledge. Kevin possesses FAA CPL AMEL IR licence, Type Rating on the Cessna Citation Jet 500 Series, and FAA Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI), and Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI) certifications.

Kevin has the honour of sharing his significant knowledge and ideas with prospective pilots as an Adjunct Lecturer at Singapore Polytechnic. His passion for teaching and exceptional flying ability, coupled with his impressive instructional qualifications, enables him to deliver enjoyable and effective learning.

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