James began flight training in 2005 while attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He moved out to Colorado to join the Army Reserves, where he became an Aeromedical Evacuation Pilot in the HH-60M Blackhawk as a Chief Warrant Officer Two. He completed his degree in Aviation Technology and International Business at Metropolitan State University in 2014 and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Military History. His lifelong passion for aviation was inspired by his grandfather, who earned a Distinguished Flying Cross in World War 2. He looks forward to helping you become a successful aviator.