About Us

Make the Best Connection for Business Jet Travel

Aircraft Management Solutions (AMS) provides a comprehensive range of aircraft acquisition, sales, insurance, management, operations, and crew placement services.

With us, you'll avoid crowded terminals and long security checkpoint lines. Eliminate baggage check and claim. Sidestep ground transportation hassles. Gain the flexibility to travel when you want – and stay one step ahead of your competition.

Our Aircraft. Proven.

We fly the world's most proven – and fastest – civilian business jets, such as the Cessna Citation. Our close ties with manufacturers' customer support organizations and service centers assure that we have access to the latest information and service upgrades available for your aircraft.

Our Experience. Extensive.

Founder Ernie Sturm has almost 30 years of experience in the aviation industry – as a pilot and an executive. He is type-rated and currently flies the Cessna Citation X, Citation Bravo and Ultra, Citation CJ1 and CJ2, and Citation I, II, and V business jets, giving him intimate knowledge of these aircraft's features, capabilities, and operations requirements. Formerly a pilot with the United States Air Force, Mr. Sturm is also rated in the Learjet, King Air 300/350, and DC-9 aircraft.

His executive career started with Gates Learjet Corporation as District Sales Manager and Regional Vice President. He later became President and CEO of Beech Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of the Beech Aircraft Corporation that operated 35 Beechcraft retail sales and service facilities. Following this, he became President and CEO of Flightcraft, Inc., the Northwest's largest aircraft sales and service company, where he also led sales and acquisitions for large turbine aircraft.

In 2002, Mr. Sturm founded Aircraft Management Solutions and today provides singular attention to clients who want careful attention to detail and personalized services to meet their individual and business flight requirements.

Our Focus. You.

AMS stays small in order to provide completely customized attention to a few clients at a time. Standing with us is a trusted network of:

Our Emphasis. Safety.

Safety is primary at AMS. Whether we are purchasing an aircraft for you, piloting it, managing maintenance, or staffing your operations center, our top priority is the highest possible level of safety and security.