Tom Burt, Executive Vice President & COO of Duncan Aviation in Battle Creek, to Retire after 40 Years

Duncan Aviation would like to wish Tom Burt, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the company’s full-service facility in Battle Creek, Michigan, congratulations as he plans to retire from day-to-day operations on March 8. After spending his 40-year career at the company, Burt welcomes the slower pace retirement promises, and he intends […]

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Eagle Flight Centre Adds Frasca RTDs to Eastern Michigan Aviation Program

Eagle Flight Centre, Ypsilanti, MI has acquired two Frasca RTD™ AATDs (Advanced Aviation Training Devices). The RTDs (Frasca’s new Reconfigurable Training Devices) will be used by the Eastern Michigan University Aviation program (EMU Aviation), who train their student pilots at Eagle Flight Centre. The two RTDs are configured as Cessna 172 aircraft with real Garmin […]

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Duncan Aviation’s Battle Creek Facility Welcomes New Avionics Install/Line Department Manager

Duncan Aviation has announced that the company recently welcomed new Manager of Avionics Install/Line Services Department Mark Kahle to its full-service facility in Battle Creek, Michigan. When he started at Duncan Aviation in 1998, Kahle served as a wiring apprentice in the Installation department, transitioning to Team Leader several years later. During the last several […]

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Duncan Aviation Names Ted Roethlisberger Assistant Manager of Customer Service in Battle Creek

Duncan Aviation has announced that Ted Roethlisberger has accepted the position of Assistant Manager of Customer Service at its Battle Creek, Michigan, facility. “Through his recent work as a Project Manager, Ted has shown that he has the skills and temperament necessary to help our team continue to grow and improve,” says Manager of Customer […]

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WACO Classic Aircraft Corporation Announces New Owner

Dimor Group Inc. located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, has acquired WACO Aircraft Corporation, established in 1983 and located in Battle Creek, MI. The acquisition, on November 9, 2018, includes Centennial Aircraft Services, Inc., an FBO and FAA Part 145 maintenance facility also located in Battle Creek. WACO Aircraft Corporation earned international recognition for manufacturing and […]

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Michigan Aeronautics Commission Honors MAAE Executive Director and State Transportation Director

( Photo – From left: MAC Chair J. David VanderVeen, MAAE Executive Director Shawn Jezak, MDOT Aeronautics Commission Director Mike Trout; MAAE President Dave Reid) At its Sept. 12 meeting in Harbor Springs, the Michigan Aeronautics Commission (MAC) presented its Awards of Excellence to Shawn Jezak/Michigan Association of Airport Executives (MAAE) and State Transportation Director […]

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Aeronautics Commission Honors WMU Dean, Individual Dedicated to Preserving Airstrips

(Pictured above from left – MAC Chair Russ Kavalhuna, Brad Frederick, Commissioner Pete Kamarainen, and MDOT Aeronautics Commission Director Michael Trout. © 2017 MDOT Photography Unit) At its meeting recently in Escanaba, the Michigan Aeronautics Commission (MAC) presented its Award of Excellence to Capt. Dave Powell and to Brad Frederick/Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF). Capt. Dave Powell […]

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