James Sloan, AGI IGI

James was raised in the Southeastern US. From an early age he loved flight simulators, and he learned to fly real airplanes in college through Georgia Tech’s Flying Club. He flew off and on for 16 years in the Northeast and Midwest before moving to San Francisco and beginning to accumulate commercial and instructor ratings and explore airplane ownership. When he is not flying he also enjoys hiking, backpacking, and acoustic guitar.

Certificates & Ratings


  • Commercial: ASEL, ASES, Instrument Airplane


  • CFI Airplane Single Engine
  • Ground Instructor: Advanced, Instrument

Aeronautical Experience

  • Cessna and Piper