Flight Lieutenant  Scott Tavasci, 40, grew up in Maryborough, QLD and began flying with the Air Training Corps at age 14. He joined the RAAF in 1995 as an Avionics Technician on the now retired Macchi jet trainer. He was then accepted to 184 Pilots course in 1999. Following his graduation from Pilots Course in 2000, Scott flew the HS748 and the mighty C130H.

In 2008 Scott graduated as a Qualified Flying Instructor before instructing on the PC9/A at No. 2 Flying Training School in Perth. 2011 again saw Scott operating the C130H, before the type’s retirement from service at the end of 2012. Scott then left the RAAF and Australia for a period, instructing on the PC9/A and PC-21 as a contractor pilot.  
In 2017 Scott rejoined the Air Force, and he and his family moved back to Sale, Victoria, on posting to Central Flying School. With over 4700 military flying hours, Scott has a high level of experience gained domestically and internationally. Scott holds a Masters of Aviation management and is working on a Masters of Business Administration. 

Away from work Scott enjoys outdoor living; spending time with his family, snow skiing and loud music.