Thomas was born in February 1981 near the city of Cologne in Germany. After high school diploma he fulfilled his military duty at Germanys 31st Fighterbomber Wing at Nörvenich AFB working on Panavia Tornado aircraft.
In 2001 he joined the German Air Traffic Control Academy near Frankfurt. After the succesfull check out he started to work as a Radar Controller for Düsseldorf TRACON in western Germany. He owns a private pilote licence and enjoys flying single piston engined aircraft in his freetime.
Thomas is married to his wife Jennifer since 2005 and has two kids.
Thomas is specialized in military aviation photography