James L. Simmons Jr.

Meet James Simmons – a distinguished figure in both military and civilian rotary wing maintenance, production control, maintenance management, and quality management. Holding a Master of Science in Management with distinction, a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management with a minor in Aviation Safety, and an Associate degree in Aviation Maintenance, all from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, James is not only educated but brings a wealth of expertise to the aerospace industry.

As a certificated Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) technician with Inspection Authorization (IA) privileges and a Part 107 UAS Operator Certificate holder, James exemplifies a commitment to excellence. His active involvement in the aviation community extends to serving as the Chair of the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Workforce Development Working Group and representing Alabama as an FAA Safety Team Representative.

James is more than just a professional – he is the founder, owner, and general manager of Avolatus, LLC, a veteran-owned consulting organization setting the gold standard in aviation safety and quality. Avolatus distinguishes itself by offering a unique blend of expertise and precision, catering to both the civil and defense sectors of aviation. Serving the aviation sector, Avolatus plays a pivotal role in ensuring safety and excellence throughout the industry.

But James's skills go beyond the technicalities of aviation maintenance. As an accomplished author, he is not only the mastermind behind "15 Tango," poised to be a bestseller, but also the author of the "Aviation Maintenance Technician Log," found at www.avolatus.com. His proficiency in communicating effectively extends beyond the pages of his books as he mentors aviation maintenance management teams, elevating performance and fostering a culture of excellence.

Throughout his career, James Simmons has demonstrated unwavering commitment, resilience, and a strong work ethic. His contributions go beyond professional roles, as he continually strives for excellence and makes a positive impact in the aerospace industry. As he progresses in his career, James remains focused on his goals, consistently pushing boundaries and playing a pivotal role in advancing the aerospace sector.

For an in-depth exploration of James's latest literary achievements, including "15 Tango" and the "Aviation Maintenance Technician Log," visit www.15tango.com and www.avolatus.comDiscover the story behind the author and gain insights into the world of aviation through the lens of a true industry leader, blending technical expertise with the art of storytelling.

James Simmons A&P IA