James joined the team in August 2012. His everyday duties as aircraft maintenance technician involve performing routine scheduled maintenance on the aircraft, monitoring the aircraft, and keeping them in top order for the pilots and customers. James grew up in the aviation industry. His parents, Jim and Bonnie, owned and operated a Part 135 charter business introducing him to the joys of aviation at a very young age. James moved to Arizona in 2006 and enjoys spending his free time bass fishing every chance he can get. He has had some success in the professional bass fishing arena, traveling all over Arizona and the Western U.S.