About Us

Founded in 1953, Associated Aircraft Manufacturing & Sales, Inc., operating as AAMSI, provides agile and competitively priced Aerospace & Defense research, development, manufacturing, repair and logistics support services for a wide range of products and platforms. Our key attributes include:

  • Organic Manufacturing of Highly Engineered Parts and Assemblies
  • Timely Repair and Return of Critical Avionics and Electronics
  • Expert Sourcing, MRO and logistics support services for legacy platforms

AAMSI provides product and services for both US and International Defense organizations and militaries as well as Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Our relevant, responsive, effective and integrated core service includes the following three service areas:



We have been an U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Contractor since the mid-1970s, registered with the U.S. Government’s Business Partner Network and the System for Award Management (SAM) under CAGE Code 56540. AAMSI is a registered user of PROS IV. AAMSI, is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where we have 54,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing, repair and operations space. During our more than sixty years of service to our customers we are proud to have established a solid reputation for quality, on time delivery and competitive pricing.

Going forward, expansion of AAMSI offerings is designed to enable access to advanced specialty products with previously unachieved levels of perfect order fulfillment, competitive pricing, order transparency, responsiveness, and on-time delivery. Once implemented, our customers worldwide will have full life-cycle order transparency.

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Dennis A. Zalupski

DENNIS A. ZALUPSKI most recently served as Senior Vice President & General Manager-Materials for AerSale, Inc. from March 2014 through September 2015.

Prior to AerSale Mr. Zalupski spent 12 years with Kellstrom Industries in various senior management positions. Mr. Zalupski first joined Kellstrom in June 2001 as Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing, and was appointed President, Kellstrom Commercial Aerospace in June 2003. In December 2005, he was appointed President, Kellstrom Industries, a position that encompassed operating responsibility for the Company’s two operating entities, Kellstrom Defense Aerospace and Kellstrom Commercial Aerospace. In April 2006, Mr. Zalupski was appointed to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer of Kellstrom Industries and was also elected to its Board of Managers.

Mr. Zalupski attended Michigan State University, graduating in 1977 with a B.S. degree in Resource Development and in 1979 with an MBA degree in Marketing. He began is professional career at Whirlpool and GE (Appliances and Engine Services).

ITAR Registered

AAMSI is International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registered, granting us the right to manufacture, repair and transact qualified military products for export. Companies receiving this certification demonstrate they have the knowledge and understanding to fully comply with the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations, as well as having corporate procedures and controls in place to ensure compliance. Meeting ITAR Certification distinguishes AAMSI as an organization who meets (or exceeds) requirements pertaining to organization structure, documentation, corporate policy, training and procedures.

AAMSI’s understanding of the critical role of export compliance is demonstrated by our exemplary record and excellent compliance rating. Our staff is well-versed in all areas of export compliance, and has played an integral role in AAMSI’s DDTC approvals for multiple Blanket and Individual export licenses covering a variety of platforms for customers in over 40 countries. AAMSI holds nearly two dozen Blanket export licenses and fifty Individual export licenses on a continuing basis.

Our ITAR staff can assist in devising an export license strategy and preparing a draft Blanket or Individual export license. Blanket export licenses can dramatically expedite the product fulfillment process and avoid unnecessary delays that often occur with Individual licenses.

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February 15 - 18, 2022 | Singapore
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