About JJET Enterprises
JJET Enterprises is proud to support the following contracts:
United States Air Force Direct Military Contacts
United States Air Force via FMS Contract
United States Army Direct Military Contacts
United States Navy via FMS Contract
Many worldwide based Military Aviation Parts Suppliers

JJET Enterprises was founded 1989 in Livermore, California with the purpose of providing quality military aircraft support and service in a timely manner. JJET Enterprises is located in Northern California approximately forty-five minutes from San Francisco International Airport.  The main office and 8500 square foot overhaul and manufacturing facility is located adjacent to the Livermore Municipal Airport. JJET Enterprises also has a corporate hangar for inventory and storage located at the Livermore Airport. 

JJET Enterprises and its technical advisory board consist of experienced aeronautical, engineering, business, and military professionals.  FAA licenses airframe and power plant mechanics, FAA Inspector Authorization Personnel, distinguished military service personnel, and licensed pilots.


James R. Thomas
Jim Thomas is the president of JJET Enterprises. Jim Thomas’s interest in aviation began at age thirteen when he began spending time at the local airport. At age fifteen, he began flight training. As he got older, Jim’s passion for general aviation, experimental, and WWII aircraft continued to grow. A graduate of California State University at Hayward with a degree in Business Administration and an option in Accounting, Jim began his career at an international accounting firm in San Francisco before becoming Controller for an aerospace company in Sunnyvale, California. He left the company in 1989 to start JJET Enterprises with his brother Jud. Jim continues to participate at numerous airshows and aviation events.

Naomi Thomas
Naomi Thomas is CFO of JJET Enterprises. Naomi’s financial expertise and interest in aviation lead her to join JJET Enterprises to guide the Company to achieve strong profitability and financial efficiency. Naomi oversees general management, operations and finances. Naomi received her B.A. from California State University Hayward. Prior to joining JJET Enterprises she was the CFO of A&M Tools, a supplier of machine cutting tools.
Judson R. Thomas
Jud Thomas was recognized early in life for his engineering acumen and ability to solve mechanical and electrical problems.  Raised by a mechanical engineer that had flown in WWII, Jud used his natural talent to start working on aircraft at the age of sixteen.  Jud received his pilot’s license at age seventeen. Today, he also holds a FAA certified Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic license and a degree in Electronics. Jud is also an avid photographer and has an impressive collection of U.S. Military Aircraft photographs from the past decade. Jud joined his brother Jim to start JJET Enterprises in 1989.  To date, Jud has more than 35 years experience in aviation.
Technical Advisory Board
Tony Banta
Vice President Systems Manufacturing at Infinera
Vice President of Operations at Picarro, Inc.
Senior Vice President of Manufacturing for Calix
Former Senior Vice President of Cisco Systems
Retired Lt. Col. U.S. Air Force
Graduate of U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and Flight Test
MBA, Golden Gate University
M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, Golden Gate University
B.S. Aeronautics, San Jose University
Max Fiore
Director at SolTec Health
Cheif Development and Operations Officer at NxThera
Former Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President at American Medical Systems
Former Senior Vice President of American Medical Systems
Former Director of Engineering at Johnson & Johnson
M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.S. Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University
B.S. Bio-Medical Engineering, Northwestern University
Stanford University Product Development and Manufacturing Strategy
Darren Pleasance
Senior Vice President Global Stategy, Planning & Operations at Cisco Systems
Head of Global Acquisitions, Google, Inc.
Former Partner at McKinsey & Company
Former Consultant at Arthur D. Little
MBA, University of California, Los Angeles
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara