Captain Ted Steffens has over 30 years flying experience and 5 years as a general aviation mechanic and shop foreman. Ted also has 2 years experience as a mechanic for a major airline. He is currently an Airbus captain with a major airline. Ted attended Southern Illinois University - Carbondale majoring in Aviation Technologies.
Ted has experience working on and flying most general aviation single and multi-engine aircraft. He also flies and flight instructs in T-28 aircraft. He posseses an FAA A&P mechanics license as well as all flight ratings with an ATP and type ratings for the Boeing 737 and Airbus 320 series aircraft. He has crew experience in the Boeing 727, DC-10 ,737, and Airbus 320.
Ted also has experience in major airlines maintenance practices and procedures. He has worked on the Boeing 737,727, 747, the DC-8 and DC-10. Ted is also a former safety committee member for his local council of the Air Line Pilots Association. He has also restored and flown an award winning Cessna 195 in his spare time. Ted has been married for 26 years and has two children.