James “Cookie” Crum, air Boss

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Jim "Cookie" Crum is an Air Boss in the air show industry. He brings a vast airshow experience level as a former USAF Demonstration Team member, a military airshow organizer and Air Boss. Jim is a rated Airline Transport Pilot (ATP), CFII/MEI and airframe mechanic with 5000+ total flight hours. Cookie has mentored/studied under the BEST Air Bosses in the business for the last 8 years. He has completed all of the ICAS certification courses and schools and has been an Air Boss at some of the biggest events in the country. His air show experience includes: 

  •  2017 Vermilion Air Expo Air Boss
  • 2017 USAF Air Tattoo Air Boss
  • 2017 Travis AFB Air Boss
  • 2017 Virginia International Tattoo Air Boss
  • 2017 Sun n' Fun Air Boss
  • 2016 USAF Air Tattoo Air Operations Director/ Air Boss
  • 2016 Baltimore Airshow Assistant Air Boss
  • 2016 ICAS Air Boss Academy graduate
  • 2016 Jones Beach Airshow Assistant Air Boss
  • 2015 Andrew's AFB Airshow Air Operations Director/ Air Boss
  • 2015 USAF Air Tattoo Air Operations Director/ Air Boss
  •  2014 ICAS Air Boss 101 / 201 course
  • 2012 Andrew's AFB Joint Service Open House Performer Liaison
  • 2011 Travis AFB Air Expo Performer Liaison
  • 2009 Barksdale AFB Airshow Assistant Air Boss
  • 2008 Sacramento Airshow Assistant Air Boss
  • 2008 Travis AFB Air Expo Air Operations Director/ Air Boss
  • 2005-2006 USAF T-6A Texan II Aerial Demonstration Team Narrator/ Safety Officer