was born June 12, 1956 in Newton, Iowa. He grew up and still resides
in Bettendorf, IA and learned to fly in 1974 at the Davenport Municipal
Airport, Davenport, IA where he is still based out of. In 1991,
Steve set the World Time-To-Climb record for the 3000M/Class C-1.a,
Group I classification and held that record for five years until 1996.
He has won numerous regional International Aerobatic Club competitions
flying in the Unlimited category.
Having flown in both the U.S. Nationals Aerobatic Championships held
in Texas as well as the International Aerobatic Club Championships of
the Americas , along with flying in the prestigious Fondulac Cup Invitational
Event, ( now COTA ) Steve hopes to someday gain a team member slot on
the U.S. Aerobatic Team and have a chance to represent the United States
and compete at a World Aerobatic Championships event usually held in
Europe. Steve is also employed full time as a machinist at ALCOA
Davenport Works and is currently not married. He has been flying airshows
for several years whenever his busy schedule will allow him the time.
His one and only crew member is his brother Dennis Jackovich.