Nationality: North American

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV, USA

Aircraft model: Cassutt IIIM

Aircraft name: 54 Miss Min

Crew Chief: Dave Massey

James was Rookie of the Year in his debut at the Reno Air Races in 2009 and he later went on to win the silver class in the US National Championships. But his success on the race circuit forms just a tiny fraction of the 17,000 hours he has accrued as a commercial corporate and airline pilot.