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Doug Nehls

General Manager

  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P)
  • Inspectors Authorization (IA)

Specialized Training

  • Piper Cheyenne
  • Piper Navajo
  • All Piper Models
  • Learjet
  • Pilatus PC12

Doug is a graduate of Hawkeye Institute of Technology and has been with Des Moines Flying Service since 1977. He started as an A&P Mechanic, was promoted to Chief Inspector in 1986, Director of Customer Service in 2001, and General Manager in 2013. Doug has completed training at the Pilatus and Learjet factory but specializes in Piper aircraft.

As General Manager, Doug currently oversees all aspects of aircraft parts, avionics, and maintenance for the company, including the HondaJet and Piper product lines.

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