Mr. James Summerville’s background is rooted deeply in commercial and military aviation. He served as Director of International Operations and Training for a major imaging firm, where he managed and directed aerial imagery collection activities throughout the world, inclusive of Australia, Africa, Europe, Japan, and the United States. His military aviation experience includes Navigator/Combat Systems Officer on the C-130H Hercules in the United States Air Force.
James served three combat tours in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and accumulated more than 500 combat sorties, two Air Medals, and multiple other awards. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with concentrations in aerospace and mathematics. Mr. Summerville holds both FAA Commercial/Multi-Engine and Instrument Instructor Certificates.