Aircraft Mechanics

Josh Tech.jpgJoshua Shea - Chief Mechanic

As a rated pilot Josh was always interested in how the airplane worked and the ever changing technology in aviation. He spent 6 years in the military working with aircraft electrical, avionics, and weapon systems for Army helicopters. After his military service ended he became an aircraft mechanic and has been working with general aviation aircraft for the past 17 years. Josh is an A&P with specialized Cirrus training. (CAPS, composite repair, paint, Garmin perspective).


Ken Tech.jpgKen Hall

Ken began working on aircraft in 1979 and received his A&P in 1981. He worked in general aviation for 7 years along with teaching A&P school for a year. He worked for the airlines for 17 years and also spent 7 years in the Airforce. After the airlines, Ken came back to general aviation and TCA. With 35 years of experience, Ken has experience working on most general aviation aircraft.


Mechanics 003.JPGAaron Simmons

Aaron had an interest in aviation from an early age. He received his private pilot license at the University of Minnesota Crookston. He graduated from Northland Community & Technical college with his A&P license and is currently pursuing advanced Cirrus and Cessna training to further his knowledge as a mechanic. Aaron grew up in the great state of MN and loves working on aircraft and as a team at TCA.  



IMG_3738.JPG  Lydell Newby

Lydell began his mechanical career 40 years ago in the race car industry. With over 25 years in a management position,  Lydell now uses his skills as an A&P Technician. Lydell has been fascinated with aviation his entire life. His father was an aviator and owned airplanes during his childhood. His favorite pastime today is maintaining and flying his own Piper aircraft! We thank Lydell for serving our country in the Navy and Naval Reserves. Lydell and his wife Jennifer have been married for 34 years. They have two sons, Lydell III and West. The other two furry family members are Mr. Tootles and Jazze. 



IMG_3736.JPG  Bee Yang


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