Steve Wilson


Qjet Aero founder Steve Wilson, a Swiss citizen since 2004, started his career in the Royal New Zealand Airforce (RNZAF) in 1988. Having worked on various military aircraft including jets and helicopters, he set off around the world and finally settled in Switzerland.

From 1998 until 2007 he worked at Geneva Airport; Aircraft Technician and Supervisor with TransairCo, followed by 2 years as Operations & Marketing Manager for Corporate Aviation Services and finally with Jet Aviation as Project Manager on various aircraft types including: Boeing BBJ, Gulfstream GIV/V, Bombardier BD700, Falcon 900/900EX, Embraer 600, Hawker HS-125, Beechcraft 300/350 and Pilatus PC-12.

In 2007 with an ambitious and entrepreneurial mind, he set out in confidence to manage business aircraft with the intention of bringing added "professional" value to business aircraft owners and corporate clients. With a deep passion to understand all and be able to offer real solutions, Qjet Aero first and second clients were BBJ owners.

Steve is trained in project management with the Project Management Institute and has worked as an Airworthiness Inspector since 2012. He also supports Postholder Continuing Airworthiness positions for AOCs as required for all registries since 2014.

Having worked as an aircraft technician for over 16 years and with over 32 years total experience in the aviation industry - Technical, Planning, Customer Service, Operations, Continuing Airworthiness, Airworthiness Authority and Entrepreneurial experience. 

  • Ex-military background
  • Rigorous
  • Disciplined
  • Applying Kiwi ingenuity
  • Flexible to client demand
  • Giving value for money
  • Saving your operation from unnecessary expense

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