About Us

Metropolitan Aviation - specialist aircraft knowledge including import/export transactions

Aerostratus aircraft sales was established in 2004 by Nico van Staden.  Nico has specialized in used aircraft sales, import and export ever since.  Sourcing the right aircraft for clients from Australia to the USA and shipping aircraft worldwide.  When not flying Airbus A330/340’s for SAA Nico spends his time in general aviation.

Metropolitan Aviation – Gerhard’s involvement and experience in aviation spans over more than 45 years. His in-depth knowledge of the industry is not limited to aircraft sales alone but includes aircraft parts, maintenance, customer support as well as the import, export and off-shore transactions. His impeccable honesty and integrity throughout his career have been a trademark of his career. We invite you to give us a call with your requirements. 

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Aerostratus has shipped over 70 aircraft and brokered over 100

Aerostratus source the right aircraft for clients from Australia to the USA, shipping aircraft worldwide

Aerostratus specialize in aircraft importation and exportation

Aerostratus also project manage aircraft refurbishments for clients - our in-depth knowledge has saved clients huge expenses involved in upgrades

Aerostratus offer turnkey solutions for aircraft sourcing, inspecting, containerizing, shipping, assembly & flight

Many of our planes have won numerous prizes and have been featured on magazine covers and articles around the world

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For aircraft shipping queries

+27(0) 82 458 3736

Monster Baron featured in SA Flyer Magazine

SA Flyer Magazine, February 2019

American Champion Super Decathlon featured in SA Pilot, Feb2012

African Pilot Magazine, February 2012

Cessna C182RG Pilot magazine feature

Pilot Magazine feature

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