Steve joined the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers as an Apprentice Aircraft Technician in 1977. A series of postings followed in the UK and West Germany maintaining and repairing Army helicopters. Following Artificer training in 1988, Steve saw service at numerous Army Aviation units including a two-year tour in Canada.
Steve was Commissioned in 1997 and appointed to Staff, Technical and Command appointments before retiring as a Major in 2005.
A full second career in the Defence Industry followed with senior roles in operations, business management and business development for QinetiQ, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin and Cobham.
Now retired, Steve is the Engineering Manager for The Flight and delighted to reunite with
aircraft previously worked on as a very young Lance Corporal.