Our MooneyMAX Team

Don Maxwell Aviation Services, Inc., also known throughout the Mooney community as DMax, is a factory authorized Mooney Service Center and offers a comprehensive menu of services, and strives to satisfy the demanding needs of Mooney owners and pilots. As a service center specializing only in Mooney airplanes, our staff intimately knows and understands your aircraft. A family owned business, and Mooney owners ourselves, we know and understand the importance of keeping out Mooneys at their top performance.

Don Maxwell’s began his life with Mooney in 1969. Don Maxwell Aviation Services, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 in East Texas.  Growth and expansion led to moving to our facilities to East Texas Regional Airport, Longview, Texas in 2005 in order to offer a much larger airport, 10,000 ft. runway, airline service, rental vehicles, railway service, hotels, and other necessary facilities for convenience.

Don Maxwell
Co-Owner and President

Don Maxwell has 51 Years of Mooney flight experience.  He began flying October 1966.

1972-73 Spartan School of Aeronautics, A&P License training

A&P-IA, Commercial Pilot Single & Multi-engine Land, Single engine Sea, Instrument. 10,000+ hours.  Have flown every certified Mooney Model from M10,  M18, M20A, M20B, M20C, M20D, M20E, M20F, M20G, M20K, M20J, M20L, M20M, M20R, M20S, M20TN, M20V and M22 Mustang.

MAPA Contributing editor

A member of the United States Precision Flight Team competing in the World Precision Flight Competition, Denmark, 1989, and Argentine, 1990.

April 1968 Started work at Houston Mooney, Houston Texas Mooney Distributor and Bellanca Dealer as a salesman

Mooney Maintenance Seminars in conjunction with MAPA with events in Kerrville, TX, San Antonio, TX, Fredericksburg, TX, Chattanooga, TN, Las Vegas, NV, Phoenix, AZ, and Clear Lake, CA.

Mooney Caravan pilot and sponsor

Mooney Maintenance Seminars in conjunction with MAPA with events in Kerrville, TX, San Antonio, TX, Fredericksburg, TX, Chattanooga, TN, Las Vegas, NV, Phoenix, AZ, and Clear Lake, CA.

Appointed by Mooney Airplane Company to attend panel meetings, in Kerrville, TX., to provide topics and technical advice for the Mooney Service Center’s online training program by CAE.

Provide technical support for vintage Mooney owners as well as current models during recent Mooney hibernation period.

Provide Technical support to Mooney owners world-wide thru several internet chat list and thru our own web site donmaxwell.com

Paul Maxwell
Co-Owner, VP and General Manager, A&P

Paul Maxwell began his life in aviation at the age of 6 weeks while flying with his mother and father.  Growing up in-and-around Mooneys his life, Paul was flying left-seat at age of 10 and soloed at 16.  During his first 4 years in the U.S. Army, he was away from aviation and in the Signal Corp, but the following 4 years he returned to aviation as a UAV Pilot.  In 2008 after his service time in the Army, Paul was hired by Northrop Grumman as pilot, test pilot, instructor, and site leader for the Northrop Grumman Hunter UAV for 8 years.  After 16 years away from General Aviation, Paul returned home to the family business, Don Maxwell Aviation Services Inc., at the position of Vice President and General Manager.  Definitely comes from a Mooney family.







Jan Maxwell

Jan Maxwell has been an Instrument Pilot and Mooney owner since 1980.  Precision Flight Judge appointed by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI, representing the U.S. at the World Precision Flight Competition in Denmark, 1988, and Poland,1992. Member of Ninety-Nines, Inc. and National Chief Judge for National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) in 1992. She is co-owner of the family business, Don Maxwell Aviation Services, Inc., an authorized factory Service Center, in Longview, Texas. Jan created Right Seat Ready in 2005 primarily for the Mooney community and later joined with Jolie Lucas to take the program across the country and all General Aircraft.




Patty Hasbell – Accountant and Customer Service





Tom Dewkett – A&P, IA – Mooney Specialist

Jacob Walker – A&P Mooney Specialist

Adam Clark – A&P Mooney Specialist

Charles Mosiman – Avionics Specialist
Maxwell Avionics

Kevin George – Sheet Metal Specialist and Painter

Jon Cody Orrell