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Our core team of instructors bring over 200 years of aircraft maintenance experience to the classroom. Meet some of our instructors below.


Lee holds and A & P License and FAA Private Pilot Ground School Rating.  He retired from Delta Airlines in 2012 after 31 years.  He retired as a 21-year Maintenance Coordinator after first  working as an overhaul and Lead mechanic.

Lee is available to teach the following courses:



     A300/A310, A319/A320/A321, A330/A340, A350, A380


     B717, B727, B737, B747, B757, B767, B777, B787


     DC-8, DC-9, DC10, MD80 Series, MD90 Series, MD-11


     C130. L1011


     ERJ 135/145, 170/190


     CRJ 200, CRJ 700, Challenger 350


     Composite, EWIS, Weight & Balance


Lee has been instructing in other fields for 15 years prior to joining AMT Inc. These include courses for the US Naval Sea Cadet Corps and as a hockey goalie coach with his own company, Atlanta Premier Goaltending.  He enjoys sharing his passions with others and it shows. His students keep in touch with him and come to him with questions years after they sit in one of his classes. Lee also owns BYW Ventures, Inc. with his wife and children. Their first "venture" is ManiAXE Throwing in Macon, Georgia.


Max began his aviation career in 1987 working for International Air Leases borescoping JT-3 and JT-8 engines.  In 1989, Max began working for Delta Airlines where he was able to advance his aviation career. Max started in Delta’s aircraft overhaul department and after six months transferred to Base Maintenance performing engine changes on all types of Delta aircraft and “C” checks on L-1011s, MD-11s and 767s.


In 1993 Max was promoted to Lead Mechanic supervising between 8-30 mechanics performing non-routine maintenance, engine changes, and mods to all Delta aircraft types. During this time Max taught multiple classes on a temporary basis including Policy and Procedures and Aircraft Basic Systems.


Max joined the training department in 1999 for a temporary 2-year assignment to develop a training curriculum for the 767-400 OJT. He continued his career at Delta in the Maintenance Control Dept. where he worked as a technical analyst on the 767 and 777 fleets. In 2005 he was promoted to ETOPS Maintenance Coordinator managing the daily operation of non-routine maintenance, MEL, and the ETOPS program for his assigned fleet.


Max holds an A&P license along with a B.S. degree in Professional Aeronautics-Safety from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  Max retired from Delta in 2020 after 31 years of service with the airline. Max resides with his wife Kathy in Sharpsburg, Georgia. They have two grown sons who are both pilots.

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Paul holds an ATP license. He retired from Eastern Airlines in 1991. He has worked as a Simulator Instructor (Ground and Flight) and Ground School Instructor (Maintenance and Pilot/ATP/Instrument and Operations).

Paul is available to teach the following courses:



     A300/A310, A319/A320/A321


     B727, B737 Classic/NG/Max, B747-400, B757, B767, B777


     CRJ 200, CRJ 700/900NG


     III, V, X


     10, 20, 50


     DC10, MD80 Series, MD90 Series, MD-11


     ERJ 135/145, 170/190


     V, 500, 550, 600, 650


     800 Series



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Kevin began his aviation career in 1983 when he completed his Private Pilot License. Later that year, he enlisted in the USAF and trained as a COM/NAV specialist working on C-130s and HH-53 helicopters for the 67th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery squadron at RAF Woodbridge in England. Later he worked on B-52G aircraft for the 416th OMS at Griffiss AFB.

After 4 years in the USAF, Kevin graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a B.S. degree in Professional Aeronautics. Kevin then went to work for 2 1/2 years at National Avionics in Fort Lauderdale, Florida performing installations, repairs, and troubleshooting on a variety of small and business aircraft. He completed his pilot training for the Instrument Rating as well as A&P and FCC licenses.

In 1990 Kevin moved to Tulsa, OK after hiring on at American Airlines as a Base Avionics Technician on DC-10 and later MD-11 aircraft performing heavy C checks and modifications. He later performed similar duties as well as engine run/taxi on A300, B757, and B767 aircraft.

In 2013 he joined the training department at AA. During this time, he received in-house and factory training on A320 Classic/NEO aircraft and power plants and other various equipment and tech data. Kevin spent a great deal of time traveling to the MROs teaching the A320F as well as avionics, logbook, RII, MEL, LMP, human factors, maintenance manual and other classes. During the AA/USAIR merger, he also assisted in developing courses for the next generation of new hire A&Ps. He retired from AA in 2021 after over 31 years of service

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Wayne comes to AMT with over 40 years of diversified aviation experience. His background in the US Air Force, Part 145 facilities and Part 121 air carrier companies ranges from line maintenance to aircraft systems & OJT training to supervision of training, course development and vendor audits.   As well as on-site training, he is proficient with virtual training through Zoom and Go to Meeting as well.


Prior to AMT, Wayne worked for companies such as: United Airlines, Continental Airlines, Aero Corporation, Lockheed Aeromod Centers, Greenville Technical College and the United States Air Force.  He has also been used as a private maintenance training consultant for many aircraft companies within the United States, Europe and South America.    

Wayne was the DC-10, 757, 787 -8/9/10 Lead Instructor for United and Continental Airlines for over 20 years.  In addition he also taught 767 -200/300/400 systems, as well as the 737 and MD80.  In addition to GenFam and Comprehensive Systems Courses (ATA Spec 104-Level III), Wayne has taught a long list of troubleshooting courses and engine courses (RR-RB211; PW-JT8-15/17 / JT9; PW-2000 and 4000, GE CF6-80, GE CF6-50 and GE CF6-6, GE CFM56 and the GenX).


Wayne served for 10 years in the Air Force. He started as a C130 Crew Chief and ended his tenure as the Prime (Lead) C130 APG instructor for the Air Training Command.  After the Air Force he worked for Lockheed as a widebody mechanic and a L1011, DC/KC10/MD80 and 737 Classic instructor.  He ended his tenure at Lockheed as the maintenance training supervisor before he went to AeroCorp in Florida to serve as their Supervisor of Maintenance Training.


In addition to an A&P license and completing the USAF Instructor School, Wayne has factory course completions for the 757, 767 and 787 (Boeing) and the associated engines (General Electric, Rolls Royce).


Wayne currently resides in Texas with his wife and four shih tzus.

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