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Established in 1939 by Howard Gregory, DMFS has evolved into one of the largest general aviation sales and service outlets worldwide. As a Piper Aircraft Dealer for over 80 years, DMFS has literally sold and supported thousands of new and used aircraft to customers all over the world.

Known for our decades of experience in general aviation aircraft, we are the go-to experts for selling, servicing, upgrading, trading or locating parts for your aircraft. Let us handle the details. We promise to give you our very best effort as our valued customer.




Des Moines Flying Service was founded on the Des Moines Municipal Airport in 1937 and acquired by our legendary founder, Howard Gregory, in 1939. In 1987, Des Moines Flying Service was sold to Van Dusen Airport Services, which later became Signature Flight Support. Nearly 80 years ago, Piper Aircraft named the company as one of the first Piper Aircraft Distributors – a relationship that continues to this day. Our aircraft sales efforts continued as Gregory Aviation Company.

In 1994, Des Moines Flying Service re-acquired Des Moines Flying Service (DMFS) name & brand, as well as the Service, Avionics and Parts business from Signature, to more closely align our sales and service efforts.

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Des Moines Flying Service

Des Moines International Airport
P.O. Box 35126 (50315-0302)
6307 SW 28th St.
Des Moines, IA 50321

Call: (800) 622.8311
Email: dmfs@

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-A & P Technician

-Avionics Technician

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