Anssi Rekula has worked in Aviation since graduating from high school. He served in Finnish Air force and started military career in Finnish Cost Guard right after. He was trained in Air Force Technical Warrant Officer School and based in Turku Flight Squadron. He worked as licenced flight and maintenance mechanic with SAR helicopters for 8 years. As flying was close to his heart, it was natural to seek higher. He applied and was approved to Finnair Flight Academy and served as commercial pilot flying both passengers and cargo all around the globe for 27 years. He was a Co-Founder for Finnish only operating aircraft factory Atol Avion Ltd and was in charge for international fairs, trade and marketing before becoming Chairman of the board. CEO of Scandinavian Seaplanes Ltd which bought all assets and rights for ATOL Aurora LSA amphibian. He is also consulting aviation related tasks via his company AR-Avia Ltd.