As a Naval officer, Jed Hart served at sea in the Malayan conflict and as a pilot in Vietnam. After the Navy, he flew and instructed on helicopters internationally. Then joined Shell to fly in Brunei as a Pilot, worked in Peru as Head of Security, and London as an Aviation Adviser. After leaving Shell Jed became Aviation Manager for BHP before he and his wife Sue founded Hart Aviation, a company operating in sixty countries. He now writes, spends time with family and friends, and goes fishing.