- Airframe and Powerplant (A&P)
- Inspectors Authorization (IA)
- Pratt & Whitney PT6 training – medium class line maintenance
- Honda HA420 airframe
- Honda GE engine
Josh is a veteran of the Iowa Air National Guard and a graduate of Indian Hills Aviation Maintenance Technology Program and the United States Air Force Basic Military Training, graduating with Honors. Josh joined Des Moines Flying Service in 2004 as an Airframe and/or Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic. Josh became Operations Manager in 2013. He represents both the HondaJet and Piper product lines for DMFS and also has experience in the Beech, Mooney, and Cirrus product lines.
As Operations Manager Josh ensures execution of the shop schedule and direct management of the technical staff. Josh is also key in AOG event planning and resolution to guarantee 100% customer satisfaction.