Smart Aviation Training LTD is owned by James Smart. James has extensive experience as a Manager, Training Captain and Airline Pilot. He started his aviation career in the Royal Air Force initially on the VC10 then progressing to his first command on the HS125. He joined LoganAir in 1991 and flew for British Regional Airlines, British Airways CitiExpress, BA Connect and Flybe. He was the Embraer 145 Fleet Manager for BA Connect a British Airways wholly own subsidiary. During his time with Flybe James was a Fleet Manager, General Manager Flight Crew and was Head of Crew Training. He introduced EASA Ops into Flybe training, introduced Zero Flight Time Training into the Embraer 190 training programme and introduced the ATR72-600 fleet. He owns a Jodel D112 and an ASW19.