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BJ Tyner

General Manager of Operations

BJ began his aviation career in 1987 as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot. Following his military career, he attended the University of Kansas and worked as a Kansas Law Enforcement Officer, including roles in Law Enforcement Management, prior to joining LifeSave in 2009. During his tenure at LifeSave, BJ has served as a Helicopter Line Pilot, Base Lead Pilot and Safety Director, where he was instrumental in the development and implementation of LifeSave’s Safety Management System (SMS). His 14 CFR Part 135 management experience includes the positions of Chief Pilot and, more recently, General Manager of Operations. Additionally, BJ has completed the first-year requirements of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) Safety Management Training Academy.