Our Flying Fish Crew

   Flying Fish Aviation is owned and operated by Chris and Amanda Hinote. They are both graduates of The  University of Central Missouri's Aviation Program. Chris went on to get a Master's Degree in Aviation Safety. After college Amanda pursued a career with the airlines, flying for a legacy carrier, while Chris pursued a career in general aviation. Chris has experience as an instructor of both ground and flight courses at the University level, aerial application, corporate and charter jet experience, and extensive international experience as a government contractor.  
    Chris and Amanda are excited to present St Thomas' newest adventure excursion: Flying Fish Aviation's Seaplane Tours! 

    Rachel is Flying Fish's General Manager. She comes to us from a career in management and love of island life! Rachel has a degree in Fashion Design and is completing her MBA at Lindenwood University. She is a consummate professional and the backbone of the business. If you have a question, comment, or concern, she is your gal! Rachel will be handling the day-to-day operations, marketing, and sales. Please feel free to contact her to book your tour, instruction, buy merchandise, or for answers to your Flying Fish questions!

    Wake is the next generation of Flying Fish. He is learning the ropes as a deckhand and pilot in training. 



    Cody is our Flight Instructor/Tour Pilot extrodinaire! He is also a proud alumni of the University of Central Missouri where he has been teaching and flying. Cody has a passion for aviation and is active on the airshow circuit. When he is not in the air you can find him on the water boating and fishing. 

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Please note, employment with Flying Fish Aviation LLC. will require applicants to submit to pre employment drug screening as well as participation in our random sampling drug screening program for the duration of employment. Failure or refusal of any drug screening test is grounds for immediate termination.