Jim AtkinsonChief Executive Officer
Jim holds a BS in Aviation Technology from Central Missouri State University and an MS in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Jim was a Marine Corps aviator and currently holds an FAA Commercial pilot’s license and is an active company pilot. He served as an adjunct instructor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, instructing aviation life cycle planning and aviation supply chain management. His background includes over 39 years of experience in flight science, flight operations, aircraft maintenance, systems engineering, program management, requirements development and systems sustainment. Founder of Atkinson Aeronautics & Technology, Inc., Jim is currently CEO of and performs daily duties as Director of Operations for company air carrier operations and Accountable Manager for company aircraft repair station operations. Company capabilities include a Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate, an aircraft maintenance facility, foreign country brokerage licenses, extensive experience in military and civilian aircraft (manned and unmanned) operations, electronic warfare, weapons integration, configuration management, requirements analyses, training and sustainment support planning.
Executive Vice President
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Director of Maintenance