Izaac graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Aviation degree in 2002. He has held a Commercial Pilot Licence since 2000, and currently holds an Air Transport Pilot Licence (Aeroplane), a Flight Examiner Rating, an Instrument Rating (Multi-Engine Aeroplane), a Grade 1 Flight Instructor Rating with numerous endorsements including Instrument Rating & Multi-Engine Training, an Aerial Application Rating and a Low Level Rating. He has logged over 7500 flying hours with around 5000 hours multi-engine pilot-in-command. In early 2023, he completed a Master in Aviation Management through The University of New South Wales, focusing on safety management.
With over 20 years of aviation industry experience, he has experience in many areas of general aviation, from parachuting & glider towing through to agricultural operations (crop spraying & top dressing), flight instruction, flight testing and multi-engine IFR piston & turbine charter. He established FAST Aviation in 2016, in response to demand for industry-relevant advanced pilot training, and he maintains an extensive network of GA industry contacts. He is often contacted for references and recommendations when companies have pilot vacancies to fill.
In addition, Izaac has degrees in medicine and surgery from The University of Queensland and postgraduate qualifications in aviation medicine and general practice. He has practiced as a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME) since 2008.