Phil commenced his career as a diesel mechanic, based in Archerfield Brisbane which h enjoyed for 5 years. Phil maintained an active interest in aviation from an early age has many years experience flying and managing corporate jet clients. Phil started his career flying the Citation CJ2 and an Augusta Helicopter for ABC early learning. Phil went into partnership with Mark Peart and undertook the the painstaking renovation of Hangar 5, Qantas’s first hangar, transforming this in to Archerfield Jetbase. Phil is also a senior pilot with Light Jets Australia. His favourite aircraft is the Gulfstream G650 and MD 600 Helicopter. His favourite destination in Australia is Hamilton Island in Queensland.