Meet the Pilot: Mike Castillo

With over 30 years flying experience, Mike made the move to Costa Rica to fly seaplanes in the most beautiful country in the world.


 Mike has been to 26 countries and has had a great deal of experience flying in Mexico, Central America, South America and Africa. He has piloted travel expeditions for surf industry firms Billabong, Surfing magazine and worked on the films Endless Summer-2, The Expendables, various Survivor episodes and Discovery Channel.

Mike has surfed since the age of 10 and combines the knowledge of water conditions with his decades of flying experience.  He holds commercial seaplane pilot license in three countries and is also a licensed aircraft mechanic.