James Mackinlay joined Starspeed in 2014. He gained most of his flying training and experience as a pilot in the British Army. He completed his military career as an instructor on the Lynx helicopter and has served in various locations around the world.

After leaving the Army, James flew for several years in the Police Air Support role, mainly in South East England. He currently flies the EC155 and EC135.

Pilot since:  1996

Total Hours: 4700

Licence: CPL(H) IR