FANJET AVIATION is a team of experienced pilots and aviation technicians. The team is complemented by test pilots, R&D specialists and others.

Andreas Sattler


Managing director, flight instructor and professional pilot

Andreas Sattler is a graduate industrial engineer, founder and shareholder of FANJET AVIATION GmbH.

His main focus is on consulting technology companies regarding succession, M&A and corporate strategy. His roots are in the aerospace industry. He has accompanied a multitude of aviation projects and has been a pilot since 1982.

  • SEP
  • SET (Fanjet 600)
  • MET (PA31T, PA42)
Flight experience
  • Piper PA34, PA31T, PA42
  • Fanjet 600
  • Mooney M20J, M20K
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Johannes Kröll


Head of Marketing & Sales, Pilot

Johannes Kröll holds a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Business Administration with a focus on value creation and digitalization.

His activities focus on consulting medium-sized trading and technology companies in the field of digitalization. He has accompanied a large number of projects and has been a pilot since 2008. In addition to his flying activities, he holds various authorizations for the maintenance of SEP aircraft.

Flight experience
  • Cessna 172, 182, 206, 210 Pressurized Centurion
  • Cirrus SR 22
  • Beechcraft Bonanza V35
  • Piper PA18, PA28RT
  • VAN´S RV9A
  • Grumman AA1A Yankee
  • Zenair CH701
  • Tecnam P92, P96, P2002, P2008
  • Aerospool WT09
  • Robin DR400
  • Aquila A221
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Andreas Steinmetz


Senior Advisor

Andreas Steinmetz is a certified aeronautical engineer and Senior Advisor at FANJET AVIATION GmbH.

He was an aviation officer in the German Air Force in various assignments and locations. Most recently, Steinmetz was Chairman of the Air Force Staff Council.

His current work focuses on publishing management (defense industry) as director of strategy and marketing. His military roots are in the maintenance of Luftwaffe aircraft such as the Tornado and has been able to support many other types since 1989.

Technical experience
  • Airbus A400M
  • Panavia Aircraft Tornado
  • Eurocopter military Helicopter
  • Sikorsky CH53

Prof. Dr. Volker Kassera


Pilot & Senior Advisor

Volker Kassera is a graduate engineer in aerospace engineering and a member of the advisory board of FANJET AVIATION GmbH.

His main activities are within CFD Consultants GmbH, which was founded by Kassera in 1998. He has been a lecturer in computational fluid dynamics since 2005 and an honorary professor at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern since 2021.

Kassera’s professional areas of expertise in aviation include flight physics with a focus on aerodynamics, aeronautical certification.

  • SEP-IR
  • CRI
Flight experience
  • Cessna 152, 172 (RG), 182
  • Robin DR400
  • Piper PA-28
  • Mooney M20J
  • Cirrus SR20

Hanno Fischer


Honorary Chairman Advisory Board FANJET AVIATION GmbH

Hanno Fischer is the honorary chairman of the advisory board of FANJET AVIATION GmbH. He has a long and successful career in aviation and is also known as the designer of the Fanjet (see also Wikipedia).

Hanno Fischer is an enthusiastic aviator, but also an experienced designer. He has developed a large number of aircraft designs, systems such as propulsion units and components such as the “Turk’s Saber” and has been awarded numerous prestigious prizes for his work.

With his work and involvement, he has made a significant contribution to bringing aviation to its current level. Fischer has left his mark on the history of aviation in a special way.