Roger E. Helton


Roger E Helton is the President of Super Petrel USA, Inc. at the Ormond Beach, Florida facility. He began his Super Petrel LS adventure in December of 2016, just a month after earning his Seaplane Pilot rating at Jack Brown’s.

Mark “Ziggy” Ziegler

Director of Maintenance

Mark “Ziggy” Ziegler is the Director of Maintenance and Customer Service for Super Petrel USA. He is partnered with Bill “Shortney” Gortney in N925WG a Rotax 912iS LS aircraft in addition to N683WG a new XP aircraft… 

Dan “Danno” Pedersen

Chief Pilot

Dan “Danno” Pedersen is the Super Petrel USA Chief Pilot and owner of N629DP, a 2021 912iS fuel injected 400 Series Super Petrel LS. He took delivery of his aircraft in October of 2021, combined with flying the Super Petrel… … 

Bill “Shortney” Gortney

Director of Safety

During Bill’s 39-year career in the US Navy, he held commands at every level. Prior to retirement in 2016, his Four Star commands included U.S. Fleet Forces Command, NS Norfolk, VA, and his final assignment as Commander…