Large Modern Hangar

Lake Aero is housed in a 6,000 sq. ft hangar located next door to the pilots lounge at the Port of Chelan airport.  We employ a staff of 4 people including 3 full time mechanics.  Our Staff has over 65 years of combined experience in aircraft maintenance.  We look forward to serving your needs.

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Aviation Mechanic of the Year in 1999 Aircraft Repair at Lake Chelan Airport

Quality Aircraft Maintenance and Restoration

Owner of Lake Aero and Shop Forman, William (Willie) Mutter was Washington's Aviation Mechanic of the year in 1999, and he just keeps getting better.   Willie and the Lake Aero staff will insure that your aircraft service is performed to the highest standards.

If you would like us to install a new factory re-manufactured engine, our staff would like the opportunity to serve your needs. For a free quote or maintenance estimate call Lake Aero at 509-670-2641 or e-mail us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., our staff will respond promptly.

Shop rate $110/hr. with a 1/2 hour minimum in shop, 1 hour minimum plus travel time outside of shop (in the field/off airport).  Time and 1/2 on weekends unless prior agreement.


Take a look inside our shop ...

Central Washington FBO, Airplane Restoration

Lt. Singles & twins

We offer annual inspections and maintain a full variety of light single and twin engine aircraft, Beech, Cessna, Piper, Lake to mention a few.

Classic Aircraft Restorationan and Maintenance


We maintain/restore a variety of classics such as Stearman, Navy N3N-3, Fairchild Uc-61 (24), Howard DGA, Great Lakes and many more.

Seaplane Maintenance and Repair


We currently maintain Lake, Cessna 180, 185 & 206 deHavilland Beaver, Republic Seabee,  Piper PA-18






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