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Born and bred in Transkei in the Eastern Cape, Pescott Pokwane based at the AMS King Shaka operation has the important responsibility of keeping the aircraft and base in a neat and tidy condition. Pescott’s early years growing up in the Eastern Cape has taught him patience, the true meaning of life and to appreciate small miracles. Here’s a look into his life …

What is your role within the organisation? “I work as a Hangar Assistant, my role is to keep the hangar clean and in orderly condition and make sure that the aircraft are neat inside and outside.” What would you say are the key characteristics for a person to be able to fulfil the position you currently fulfil in the organisation. “To be consistently brilliant week after week and month after month. Take pride in the work you do in order to do a great job.  You also have to be punctual.”What do you enjoy most about your job? “Interacting with employees on all different levels in the organisation.”What do you do in your spare time? “I love to garden because it calms me. Gardening is indeed soothing and it is a form of meditation for me.  I also spend some of my spare time in church.”What is your future plans/your dreams/ambitions, where do you see yourself in the future? “My future plans is to buy myself a car, my dream is to win the lottery, my ambitions are to travel the world.”    

What was your first thought when you woke up this morning? “What does this new day have in store for me.”

What is your greatest indulgence? “KFC!”

Best piece of advice anyone ever gave you? “Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something.”Any motto you live by? “You want something, go get it. Period.”