Captain Richard “RJ” Johnson has over 25 years flying experience and 20 years as a general aviation mechanic. RJ is currently an Airbus captain with a major airline where he provided training development, supervision, and has check airman status in the Airbus.
RJ attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University receiving an MS Aeronautical Science and served 23 years in the US Army/NG as Commander, Instructor Pilot, and Maintenance Test Pilot/Examiner. Qualifying in C26A/B, AH1F, OH-58A/C, UH-1H aircraft. He also has experience working on and flying most general aviation single and multi-engine aircraft.
RJ currently flies, flight instructs, and performs maintenance in antique/general aviation aircraft. RJ possesses an FAA ATP and is type rated in A320, B727, B777, SA227 and BH206 Helicopters. He currently holds FAA Instructor ratings in ASEL, AMEL, Instrument, and Helicopters as well as ground instructor ratings. RJ has been married for 22 years and has two children.