Kruse Avation Logo

Kruse Aviation, Inc.

For all you Aircraft needs!


Kruse Aviation Inc. was started twelve years ago by company President Duane Kruse. Located just north of the Twin-Cities in Princeton, MN. Kruse Aviation specializes in aircraft repair and restoration.

Licenses and Certifications

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


Fourteen 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.
Home About Service Projects
Lycoming 0-320
Stinson L-5
Bell 47
Meyers Wings
Pawnee Rebuild
Super Cub
Super Cub
Cessna 172
Stinson 108
Helicopter Export
Husky Import and Setup
L-5 Transport
R44 Import - First start
Sheet Metal Workshop
Safety Seminar