Stephen is a Senior Captain with Cathay Pacific Airways, flying the Airbus A330 with more than 17,000 hours in his logbook. His flying career began at 16 when a childhood passion for aviation led him to glider flying with the Queensland Air Training Corps.
He gained his commercial pilot’s license 15 months after high school. In 1994, Steve joined Cathay Pacific Airways and moved to Hong Kong. Initially a Second Officer on the Airbus A340, he was promoted to First Officer on the Boeing 747-400 and in early 2005 he was promoted to Captain on the Airbus A330/340.
In 2009 Steve returned to Australia with his family, continuing to fly with Cathay Pacific while indulging his interest in warbird aircrafts. He purchased a CAC Wirraway and an L39 Albatross. Steve is part of the Fighter Pilot team operating the L-39 Albatross and lives in Brisbane with his wife and daughters.