About Kruse Aviation

Our History

Founded in 2000 by company president Duane Kruse, Kruse Aviation excels in aircraft maintenance and repair.


Licenses and Certifications

  • FAA Inspection Authorization
  • FAA Airframe and Power Plant
  • Private Pilot License
  • Commercial Helicopter Pilot
  • Class A Drivers License


Years of successful maintenance challenges that meet the customers time table within their budget. I have a strong mechanical background with various power plants. I can dismantle and transport aircraft, getting them safely to your destination.

  • Amjet Aviation Inc. 1996 – 2001 Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic. I maintained and inspected single, twin and turbine powered engine aircraft.
  • Scott’s Helicopter Service 1990 – 1994 Maintained and inspected Bell Helicopters.
  • Aero Sales 1989 – 1990 Rebuilt single engine aircraft which included, riveting, welding, painting, sheet-metal fabric reconstruction, and mounting aircraft power plants before returning them to service. Engine maintenance on twin engine aircraft. Rebuilt aircraft engines along with airframe overhaul and annual inspections.
  • Broken Aero LTD 1988 – 1989 Aviation shop manager. Responsible for accurate cycle counts and physical inventory records.

Our Services


I provide the following services to General Aviation aircraft, Warbirds and Rotorcraft

  • Aircraft Annual Inspection
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Painting
  • Restoration/rebuild
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Fabric work – Stits, Randolph, and others
  • Detail work at our location
  • Interior Installation