Getting to Know James Stone

Hometown: Bartlesville, OK

Hometown Airport: KBVO

Occupation: Pilot

Education: Bachelor of General Studies – Aviation, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Pilot Certificates: ATP, CFII, MEI, AGI, Gold Seal

Airplanes Flying/Flown: Cessna Singles, Piper Singles / Twins, Grumman Singles, Embraer 120, Embraer 145, Falcon 50EX, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream 450/550

Education Specialty: Based upon current need

Q & A

What drew you to aviation? My Dad worked for a major airline as a mechanic during my early years.  I caught the flying bug and the rest is history.

How long have you been involved in aviation education? 12 Years

What’s your favorite part of what you do in aviation education? Getting to teach someone to do something that I love to do and seeing them learn challenging tasks.

Why did you join SAFE? To network with other members and, in turn, have a positive outcome on safety in the aviation industry.