Jim Word, an experienced check airman offers his aviation story in the latest episode of René Banglesdorf’s Pilots’ Stories episode...Back to Articles
Private aviation insider René Banglesdorf interviews some of the world’s most interesting pilots. Aside from talking about aircraft they’ve mastered, René delves into their personal journeys through aviation. How did they get to where they are today? What aircraft have they flown, and where? We find out in Pilot Stories.
Jim Word is a pilot with experience flying a large number of jet models, including Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream and Bombardier models. After a brief stint working in journalism, he was introduced to aviation by a friend from college, and has since accrued close to 20,000 hours of flight time.
Watch Jim's review of the Falcon 900EX EASy.
René Banglesdorf is the co-founder and CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation, an aircraft brokerage headquartered just north of Austin, TX. René has a degree in journalism from Ohio University and serves as the VP of Communications on the International Aviation Women’s Association Board. She is a frequent speaker on topics of business aviation and women’s issues, and has written several books, the latest of which, Stand Up: How to Flourish When the Odds are Stacked Against You, is Out Now.