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A&P Mechanic Sawyer

A&P Mechanic Michael Sawyer

Service Area

Airports: Des Moines International Airport DSM, Ankeny Reginal Airport IKV, Ames Municipal Airport AMW, Boone Municipal Airport BNW, Marshalltown Municipal Airport MIW, Newton Municipal Airport TNU, Knoxville Municipal Airport OXV, Pella Municipal Airport PEA, Winterset Municipal Airport 3Y3, and Guthrie County Airport GCT

Cities In Iowa: Des Moines, Ankeny, Ames, Boone, Marshalltown, Newton, Knoxville, Pella, Indianola, Winterset, and Guthrie

Aircraft Types

Most of my experience is on piston aircraft, I do have experience working on turbo-prop, jet, And rotorcraft as well. Let me know what your requirements are, and we can discuss.

Piston Aircraft Maintenance Iowa

Piston Aircraft

Turbo Prop Aircraft Maintenance


Jet Aircraft Maintenance


Helicopter Maintenance


Services Offered

Aircraft Annual Inspections, Aircraft 100 Hour Inspections, Routine Maintenance, Cessna Piston Maintenance, Piper Aircraft Maintenance, Beechcraft  Aircraft Maintenance, Cirrus Aircraft Maintenance, Mooney Aircraft Maintenance, Piston Engine Repair, Piston Engine Troubleshooting, Aircraft STC Installations, Aircraft Sheet Metal Repairs, AD Compliance, Pre-Purchase Evaluations, Engine Borescope Inspections.

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Mechanic Bio

13 years in the aircraft maintenance industry. With a strong focus on piston aircraft maintenance. FAA licenses included A&P mechanic license, Inspection Authorization Endorsement, Private Pilot License. Started my career working at Ft. Rucker, AL for Army Fleet Support. Worked on UH-60 & Bell 206 helicopters. Then started working for independents FBO’s in Iowa and Colorado. Became owner and operator of my first aircraft maintenance business in 2015.

I’ve had my hands in just about everything in the piston aircraft maintenance world. From engine overhauls to aircraft painting (I’ve only painted one aircraft and that’s all I probably will do haha). I’ve become a PA-28 expert due to our flight school operating 8 of them. Very familiar with Lycoming 4 cylinder and 6 cylinder engines both normally asperated and turbo-charged/normalized. 

I’ve installed many different kinds of STC with the majority of them being avionics installations. Including transponder, nav/com, GPS, auto-pilot, and audio panel installations. In addition, I’ve installed many airframe related STC’s such as gap seals, vortex generators, BRS parachutes, etc. 

Today I remain focused on helping other mechanics start or grow their own business or side Hussle. Let me know how I can earn your business. I look forward to working with the aviators in the central Iowa and throughout the United States.

John Doe
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Michael Sawyer does a great job responding to your aircraft needs. Whenever I need something I send a maintenance request and within 24 hours he's reached out to me.
Bob Young
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I was stranded AOG and sent a maintenance request to Michael. He had the aircraft tire for my Cessna 182 in stock and had me up in the air quickly.
Rick Laflare
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I got an annual inspection done on my V35B with Michael. I had a great experience from start to finish. Very knowledgeable and provided a through post annual report.

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