Tony Pint is the Director of Maintenance for Advanced Air, LLC. With a passion for aviation, he started his career as a UH60 Blackhawk mechanic while serving in the US Army. After leaving active duty, he continued on for several years in the California National Guard. Tony received his FAA Airframe and Power Plant Certificate after graduating from Northrop-Rice University of Aeronautics in 1996. His first Civilian aviation job was at Garrett Aviation LAX where he started in the engine shop building Honeywell TFE-731 and CFE-738 engines and ultimately became an Inspector. After seven years at Garrett, Tony joined a large, Southern California Charter operator where he again excelled becoming the Chief inspector for their FAR Part 145 repair station. At the same company, Tony became the Director of Maintenance where he was responsible for over 30 different business aircraft. In August of 2017, Tony joined Advanced Air, LLC as the new Director of Maintenance. Tony’s aviation passion goes beyond maintenance. As a rated Private Pilot he is currently working on his IFR, Multi-Engine, and Commercial ratings.