Safety Conference Speakers - Jim Sebastian

Speaker Jim Sebastian ’94, Internationally qualified B-737 Captain. Has flown to 42 countries, five continents, 28 oceanic crossings
Contact jsebast1@kent.edu
Degree B.S. Aeronautics / KSU
Hometown Stow, Ohio
Current Location Southwest Airlines, MDW based
Job Title B-737 Captain and Adjunct Professor KSU
Employer Southwest Airlines, Kent State University
Previous Roles ExpressJet Airlines, BE-1900D and EMB-145 Captain and Check Airman, BP American - DA50, DA200 First Officer
Years of Experience 32 total years of aeronautical / flying experience
Aircraft Currently Flying B-737 700/800/MAX, PA-44, PA-28, C-172, C-152
Aircraft Previously Flown BE-1900D, EMB-135/145, DA-50, DA-200, BE-90/200
Flight Hours 16,000+
Presentation The Boeing 737 MAX - The Failure, The Fix and The Future /This presentation will provide a brief description of the differences between the MAX and prior B-737 models, why MCAS was added to the MAX and its function / failure and what Boeing and the FAA are doing to re-certify the airplane.