After 14 years of being a band director, I left that profession in 2001 and dedicated myself to a career in aviation. I haven't looked back.

I hold the following Flight Instructor Ratings:

  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), 
  • Certified Instrument Instructor (CFII),
  • Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI),
  • Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI),
  • Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI).


BA, Music Education
Kansas State University


Flight Instruction

October 2017 - Present

Professional Experience

Professional Skills

Location: Arapaho, OK

Cell 913.634.4129

Nearest Airport CLK

​Nearest Commercial Airport OKC

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

I'm current Single Pilot rated in the CJ's (525S) and Phenom 300 (EMB-505).  I'm also current and rated in the Hawker 900XP (HS-125)

Corporate Pilot

Flight Times

If you are in need of a flight instructor I'm current and actively teaching. I hold a Gold Seal (90% or better first time student pass rate) 

About Me

April 2008 - October 2017

I'm typed in the following aircraft: Hawker 900XPCitation Jet, and Phenom 300.

James Sharp

Quick Facts

Flight Instructor and Corporate Pilot

Total Flight Time 7500 + hours

Jet/Turbine Time  3400 + hours

Flight Instruction 1700 + hours

MA, Music Performance
University of Louisville

Contract Pilot
Part 91 Operations
  • I fly as a Contract Pilot in the Phenom 300 with a Garmin 1000. 
  • During my days off I'm available for flight instruction or contract flights.  Please feel free to contact me.
Million Air DAllas
Captain Part 135 and 91 operations
  • During my 9+ years at MA, I was Captain on the CJ, CJ2, CJ3, and the Hawker 900XP
  • My responsibilities included keeping accurate records, preflight planning, and safety of passengers.