The Air Queensland Team


Douglas Heath

Managing Director

Douglas has owned and operated Air Queensland since it started. With over 45 Years in Aviation and Business Operations, Douglas is passionate and loves flying! Being a CASA Flight Examiner, Douglas also provides testing for RPL, PPL, CPL and ME Class Ratings. 

Steven Alves

CHief executive officer

Steven started with Air Queensland in 2016. He works in the background to ensure your experience with Air Queensland is memorable and you experience the highest quality training. From your first lesson, to booking your tests, he is the one you will talk to! 

Ian Turner

Head of operations- flight training

Ian has been with Air Queensland for 5 Years. He has progressed through his Instructor Approvals and Holds a Grade 1 Instructor Rating with Design Feature, Multi Engine, Instructor and Instrument Rating Training Approvals. Ian also holds an important role in our company as the Head of Operations – Flight Training

Ash Smith

Flight Instructor

John Adams

Flight Instructor

John has been with Air Queensland for 5 years. John is a GR1 Flight Instructor with Design Feature Training Approvals and owns his own Glass Star Aircraft. John worked as a Boeing 747 Captain and now works in GA as a hobby!

Sammy Lakey

Flight Instructor

Sammy is a Grade 2 Flight Instructor with Multi Engine Training Approval, Design Feature Training Approval and Instructor Training Approvals. Her inviting personality and wealth of knowledge will provide you with first class training! 

Jeremy Watson

CTO / SENIOR RA Flight Instructor

Jeremy has been with Air Queensland for three years and is a senior RA Flight Instructor. Jeremy also holds the role as quality and IT Manager for Air Queensland. You will definitely get to know Jeremy when you begin your training with us! His bubbly personality is hard to miss! 

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