Johnny Stinson, President
President Johnny Stinson is also a native of Palm Beach County and has been affiliated with aviation for over 40 years. Johnny is an A&P Mechanic with Inspection Authority (IA) and is also a Commercial Pilot with Airplane & Helicopter Ratings. Johnny started flying in high school and he started working at Pahokee Airport (Palm Beach County Glades “PHK”) in 1974 where he received his Commercial Pilot and Mechanic License. In 1978 he worked for 2 1/2 years on Boeing 727s at Palm Beach International. In 1989, Laura and Johnny started Aircraft Maintenance Specialist, Inc. at Lantana Airport (Palm Beach County Park “LNA”). In 1993, AMS moved to their present location at the North County Airport, Palm Beach (F45).
Laura Stinson, Vice-President Administration
Laura is a native of West Palm Beach and has been affiliated with aviation for over 30 years. Fifteen years ago she became Vice-President of Aircraft Maintenance Specialist, Inc., Aircraft Sales of Palm Beach Inc., Pahokee Aviation, & Atlantis Aviation, Inc. Today, Laura is actively working in the day to day operation of the businesses in the capacity of Owner of these companies.
John Stinson, Vice-President Operations
Vice-President John Stinson is also a native of Palm Beach County and has been affiliated with aviation for over 10 years. John started working at Pahokee Airport (Palm Beach County Glades KPHK) for Pahokee Aviation, Inc. in 2003 where he workeded line service & became Assistant Manager. John is now working with Aircraft Maintenance Specialist, Inc at the North Palm Beach County Airport (F45).
Herb Schall, Sales, Marketing and Parts Manager
Sales and Marketing Manager Herb has been affiliated with aviation for over 50 years. He is a Commercial Pilot, Single, Multi, Instrument Instructor, and A&P Mechanic. Herb served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1959, he then went to work for Pratt & Whitney from 1959 to 1966, then he went to work for Jim Tilford, “Tilford Flying Service.” Working in every department including Flight Instruction, Charter, Accounting, and Management. In 1971 Herb became manager of Pahokee Airport for 20 years. In 1991 Herb became Parts Manager for Signature Flight Support Palm Beach. In 1994, Herb came to work for Aircraft Maintenance Specialist, Inc. as “Sales and Marketing Manager.” Herb is a great asset to AMS as his great knowledge of aviation has helped AMS grow to where it is today. Herb ships parts all over the world. If you have a part no one else can find, contact Herb or for any aviation question, Herb probably has the answer!