Jim Schorfheide

Jim with the Flying Circus 450 Stearman

  • Chemical Engineer with ExxonMobil Research & Engineering

Primary Acts
  • Skydiver

  • Skydiver D-License (Expert)
  • Senior Parachute Rigger

    Jim began skydiving in 1989 and has made more than 1,400 parachute jumps. In addition to the Flying Circus biplanes and more ordinary aircraft, Jim has jumped from helicopters, a Boeing 727 jet, and the bomb bay doors of a WWII B-17 bomber.

    In 1995, Jim jumped onto the North Pole (yes, THE North Pole!). He reports that the weather was "chilly."

    In real life, Jim is a research engineer with more than 20 U.S. patents to his name.