About Us

Meet the Team

Martin Wyllie
Director

“Our people are like a family and our long term customers become part of that family. You are never a number at Pilot Air Compressors.”

A Pilot Air Director, Martin has overseen Pilot Air for over 25 years. He has extensive background in Business Management, Sales and Marketing and has been in the business and compressed air sector for over 30 years. That and his passion for this industry and the business has been one of the driving forces to the continued success of the company.

Eddy Pilotto
Director and Technical Manager

“Compressed Air is in our DNA!”

Eddy has been with the company since it started in 1980. He started his apprenticeship with Pilot Air as a fitter, turner and boilermaker and has been involved in the repair, design and manufacturing of air compressors ever since. He is one of the company’s pillars and has greatly contributed to what Pilot Air has become now.

Darren Crutchfield
General Manager

“Unrelenting focus on the customer. Always there to provide value and support 24/7.”

Darren came on board as Pilot Air’s National Sales Manager in 2016 and moved up to the role of General Manager in 2018.
Prior to joining Pilot Air, Darren has had extensive history in Industrial Sales and Management
both in Australia and Europe and spent nearly ten (10) years at the world’s largest compressor manufacturer.
He was also previously engaged in Industrial Export Sales throughout Africa, South East Asia and South America.
For him, no matter what market one deals in, customers expect first class Service and Value.

Tony Featherstone
National Sales Manager

“We are an Australian Manufacturer that works in partnership with our customers to tailor a personalized solution to their specific compressed air requirements. We think and act outside the box.”

Tony has been with the company since February of 2019. Though fairly new to the team, Tony has brought in almost 20 years of experience in sales from multi-national companies all throughout Australia and New Zealand targeting engineering and professional markets. For Tony, as someone who has strong family values and likes to lead from the front, he enjoys being part of a like-minded family business.

David Svanetti
Key Accounts Manager

“When you talk to someone at Pilot Air – from the initial point of contact – you’re speaking to someone intrinsically involved with making sure you are getting Expertise, Support & Value.”

David has been with Pilot Air for about 25 years and has handled various roles in the organization. Currently he’s the Key Accounts Manager and is responsible for developing and maintaining solid partnerships, ensuring that distributors are able to serve their customer bases effectively by helping them deliver the right solutions. As an “Old Timer” in the industry and Pilot Air, he is the “go-to” person for any enquiry or issues that may arise.

Finance and Admin Team

The glue that binds the teams together and ensures smooth running of the business as a whole.

Sales, Marketing and Customer Service Team

Ensuring that customers are provided with Expertise, Support and Value. The Sales, Marketing and Customer service team aims to ensure that customers get the most out of their Pilot Air experience.

Technical Service and Spares Team

The Technical Service and Spares Team provide the Expertise and Support to keep your Pilot Air System in top shape and running, year in and year out. Nobody cares more about your compressed air than Pilot Air.

Production Team

The Production Team provides the Expertise in design, manufacture and testing of every Pilot Air compressed air product.

Warehouse Team

Nobody knows better the difficult shapes and sizes our products come in. The Warehouse Team ensure each order is carefully packed to minimise the possibility of damage in transit and check all incoming goods to ensure strict quality controls are maintained.