The voluntary Board of Directors  act on behalf of the membership, overseeing the operation and making sound decisions for the future development and planning of the club, The current Board of Directors consists of:

Bill Owen


Bill has been a member of the NQAC since the early 1980’s, initially joining the club to undertake training to CPL standard, he completed the Commercial Theory with the Club in 1981, however given the lack of job prospects in the Aviation Industry at that time he entered the Financial Services Industry initially as a…

Dave Graham

Vice President

Dave has been happily married to his co-pilot Connie for 35 years and has three children James, Hannah and Emma One grandchild Aria, three dogs, and three cows. Connie and Dave spent their younger years at the beach sailing and racing catamarans, winning three Australian Titles and a few State Titles, which shows his competitive nature Born in Brisbane,…

Scott Brady


Scott’s passion for aviation started at the tender age of about 5 years old, when his parents would take him to the Mareeba Aerodrome each Sunday morning to “see the planes”. During his school years and when he gained his independence, would ride every weekend the airport where he met some of the most passionate people…

Ray Fry


Guy Brisciani


Guy had his first experience of flying in 1980 with the Camden air scouts. From then he was hooked. Since then Guy has been on over 180 domestic and international flights and the passion is still strong. I have introduced friends to the world of flying and love to share in the passion of flight.

Bob Simpson


Mark Aitken


Mark learnt to fly with NQAC in the first year he started his teaching career in Cairns in 1976. This was a vibrant period for the Club, and at the time there was a busy ground school and Mark took the opportunities available to gain constant speed, retractable, twin, tailwheel and aerobatic endorsements. Following work…