About Us


Erik Carlson

Erik Carlson

Co-Owner

Erik has extensive knowledge of general and commercial aviation and has worked in the field for over 20 years. Erik Graduated from Northland Technical College of Thief River Falls, MN and is an exceptional A&P/IA and private pilot. Erik worked for Northwest Airlines for many years on the A320 program before opening shop here in Detroit Lakes.

Mark Bergen

Mark Bergen

Co-Owner

Mark graduated from Embry Riddle Aviation of Daytona Beach, Florida and has been in the field for 28 years. Along with holding a commercial license, Mark is an A&P/IA and is a licensed instructor for Multi-Engine, Instrument Land, and Seaplane.

Joel Grant

Joel Grant

Mechanic

Joel graduated from Northland Technical College of Thief River Falls, MN and is new to the world of aviation with 2 years of experience at Detroit Lakes Aviation as an A&P mechanic. Joel has a passion for experimental aircraft and fabric covered airplanes.