James W Young III

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President and Chief Test Pilot

With over 30 years of aviation experience, Jim runs the flying side of the business. He is an Airline Transport Pilot, with over 12,500 hours of flight time in everything from Piper Cubs to B-747’s.  He is type rated in the B-737 (all models), B747-400, B-757, B-767, B-777, A-320, A-330, A-340, CL-604 and Gulfsteam G-II and G-III. He is a commercial Helicopter, Glider and Float Plane pilot, and a Certified Flight Instructor, Instrument and Multi Engine (CFII – MEI). He is an FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) Flight Test Pilot for both 14 CFR Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft, and also a DER 14 CFR Part 23 and Part 25 Flight Analyst. He is an Associate Fellow of the prestigious Society of Experimental Test Pilots, a Quiet Birdman and an Eagle Scout. He volunteers his time and aircraft to fly for Angel Flight West, flying patients to Seattle’s premier cancer hospitals, and is an adult leader in the local Boy Scout troop

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