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BJ Tyner

Director of Operations and Safety

B.J. 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 LifeTeam in 2009. During his tenure at LifeTeam, B.J. has served as a Helicopter Line Pilot, Base Lead Pilot and Safety Director, where he was instrumental in the development and implementation of LifeTeam’s Safety Management System (SMS). His 14 CFR Part 135 management experience includes the positions of Chief Pilot and, more recently, Director of Operations. Additionally, B.J. has completed the first-year requirements of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) Safety Management Training Academy.