James Albright is an average pilot with average stick and rudder skills, but has an above average desire to learn and instruct. He spent twenty years in the United States Air Force as an aircraft commander, instructor pilot, evaluator pilot, and squadron commander. After retiring as a lieutenant colonel, he went on to fly for several private and commercial operators as an international captain, check airman, and chief pilot. His logbook includes the T-37B, T-38A, KC-135A, Boeing 707, Boeing 747, Challenger 604, and the Gulfstream III, IV, V, and 450. He is currently the chief pilot for a Gulfstream operator based in Massachusetts.
His website, www.code7700.com attracts three million hits each month and well over a thousand viewers each day. His articles have appeared in several magazines, most notably Business & Commercial Aviation.
He speaks on a broad range of aviation safety topics and his venues have included the Air Charter Safety Foundation, the Bombardier Safety Stand Down, and several airport and aircraft users group.
While he claims to be devoid of ego, that can hardly be true of someone willing to write a five volume set of flight lessons based on his own experiences.