Håvard started out flying sailplanes at the age of 15 years old with his friend H. Dale. After receiving the license at the age of 17, he spent a total of 120 hours flying them in a total of 15 weeks.
In 1996 it was time for military life. He was educated as Crewchief assistant at 332 SQD, holding F-16´s. At Rygge he joined the local flying club and started off on his PPL. That was completed march 1997.
In 2001 he completed his main goal, receiving his commercial license, CPL/A, MEP, IR and FI/A
In flying, Håvard has always been facinated about aerobatics, and has always been determined to join for contest. In 2003 his first tryout happend at Rakkestad, where the Nordic Championship where held. Here he made the 7th place total, 4rth place in Sportsman and the best Norwegian in that class. He also received Jiri Korble´s Crystyal pokal for the best Rookie attended. The plane he then used, was his former Saab Safir 91-D, a semi aerobatic aeroplane.
Håvard is always developing his skills, now flying the Pitts S2A, cloud-dancer, and building the hot rod Pitts S1-11B - SUPERSTINKER!.
Living together with his family Cecilie and two kids - Aaron and Jakob.
Håvard Dale has been raised in an aviation family. He started out with gliders at the age of 15. Then he got his PPL 28 years old and has now accumulated over 300 flight hours. He was educated in his family restored Piper Army Cub by H. Iversen.
Håvard contested in sportsman for the first time in the 2007 season and of course his goal will be to perform well in the National and Nordic Championship.
Besides of flying Håvard Dale is educated as helicopter & light aircraft technician and has the responsibility of the maintenance on the Yak 52. His daily work is maintaining helicopters at CHC helicopterservice, Flesland.
Håvard is a family man together with Anita and their kids, Odin, Catharina and Amelia.