With great sadness we bring you news of the passing of Paul Stinebring, retired Emerson Captain and Aviation Manager. Paul was well known and influential in business aviation locally and on the national scene.
Paul Stinebring, passed away, Thursday, November 22, 2018.
Beloved husband of Barbara Stinebring (nee Roberts). Loving father of Jill P. (Seann Reardon) Stinebring and Kyle Stinebring. Dear grandpa of Kaia P. Reardon. Brother of Gary (Dandy) Stinebring, Dale (Lynda) Stinebring, Brad (Amy) Stinebring, and John (Kate) Stinebring. Beloved brother‑in‑law, uncle, cousin, and friend to many.
Paul Stinebring was a pilot for more than 40 years, having learned to fly in the Midwest in St. Louis. He accumulated more than 30,000 hours with significant International experience, and retired from Emerson Flight Operations in 2010 as the Director of International Operations. Paul held FAA type ratings in 9 business jets, and also held an FAA airframe and power plant license. He attended Parks College, which is the aviation programs of Saint Louis University. In 1995 Paul was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) serving until 2005. Prior to the Board he was also involved with the NBAA International Operator Committee (IOC) and the Airspace Air Traffic Committee. He was an NBAA representative to the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) Board of Governors since 1998, an alternate representative and a past IBAC Board Chairman. He was previously the Chairman of the International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations (ISBAO) standards board. In October of 2010, he received the John H. Winant award. The Winant award is given in recognition of continued dedication of time and expertise towards promoting business aviation, after conclusion of service on the NBAA Board of Directors. Most recently, he had been working as a Aviation Safety Auditor for ARGUS International. An advocate for safety and operational standards, he continued to remain involved in the Business Aviation Industry long after retiring from flying.
Memorial service at The Journey West County, 625 North Meramec Station Road, Manchester, Thursday, November 29, 2018, 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wings of Hope. Visitation at the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Wednesday 4‑8 p.m. and at the church, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Friends may sign the family’s on‑line guestbook at Schrader.com.