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H.O. Aircraft

Specializing in Antique & Warbird Aircraft Restorations

 

About H.O. Aircraft

​Welcome!


Having been in the aircraft restoration business for over 30 years, we have acquired experience in every facet of the restoration process. We have taken planes after crashing in the ocean and restored/rebuilt them to excellent condition. Our expertise ranges across the restoration process from fabricating/welding individual parts to completing ground-up show quality restorations (and everything in between!)

With years of experience under our wing, we have worked on standards such as Piper Super Cubs and Aviat Huskys to one-of-a-kinds like a Kruetzer Tri-Motor and a Stinson Tri-Motor airliner. Rest assured H.O. Aircraft's expertise is unquestioned! Check out our projects page to view these amazing restorations. 


We invite you to look through our site to see what we have to offer. Whatever service your project requires - sheet metal forming, fabrication & welding, fabric covering & paint, general maintenance or a complete ground up restoration - our team has the capabilities to get it done with a quality of workmanship that is second to none. We also offer a line of STC & experimental products for Piper Super Cubs & Cessna Aircraft. We look forward to working with you and employ you to contact us to discuss your next airplane project. 


The H.O. Aircraft team

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Complete Restorations, Builder Assist, Upgrades, Repairs & Maintenance

Our Services

Complete Restorations

H.O. Aircraft was founded to restore antique aircraft. While our services have expanded since then, our commitment to restoring antique, warbird and rare aircraft hasn't. Let us know your plans and we will take care of your restoration plans.

Experimental Aircraft Builder Assistance

In addition to complete aircraft restorations, our other passion is building/re-building experimental and certified aircraft. We can help with a complete custom build or assist with pieces of a bigger project. Our common builder assists include Piper Cubs, Vans, and more.

Maintenance and Repair

H.O. Aircraft is FAA-certified for maintenance and repair of experimental and certified aircraft. Our facility and engineers service all engine types, trained in composite, metal and wood airframes, extensive experience within avionics, ability to assist with fabric/paint, and many more. Whether it’s an annual inspection, simple maintenance or complex repair, we can help.

Avionics, Electronics & Upgrades

H.O. Aircraft is a supplier and approved to provide various upgrades for certified and experimental aircraft. From digital avionic panels, legacy steam guages, new lighting, props and even complete engine replacements, we can upgrade your aircraft. We have even developed (and received STC) for multiple upgrades including our award-winning IO-390 Super Cub (King Cub) upgrade kit.

Paint, Fabric & Fabrication

Having restored aircraft dug-up from a frozen Alaskan lake, our facility is built to provide any level of restore, service or project. We provide custom fabrication for wood, composite and metal structures. Our facility includes a custom-built paint booth and our team are experts in fabric works + livery designs.

Aviation Products

We are a certified distributor for a wide variety of aircraft equipment and have designed and manufactured a variety of custom avionic products (and received STC-approval).

 

Achievements of Our 30 Years in Aviation

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H.O. Aircraft's 1931 Stinson Tri-Motor 6000B featured in Smithsonian's Air & Space Magazine

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H.O. Aircraft's Stinson 6000A Tri-Motor featured in Disciples of Flight

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H.O. Aircraft's Buhl Sport Airsedan featured in Vintage Airplane Magazine

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H.O. Aircraft's PA-18 King Cub wins GOLD at 2010 International Seaplane Fly In

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H.O. Aircraft's Kreutzer Tri-Motor featured in Vintage Airplane Magazine

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H.O. Aircraft's Cunningham-Hall PT-6F and Buhl Sport Airsedan featured in Sport Aviation Magazine

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H.O. Aircraft's Cunningham-Hall PT-6F featured in Air Classics Magazine

 

Our Suppliers & Partners

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Ready to Start Your Project?

9494 India Ave, Blaine, MN 55449

Phone: 763-784-0490

Fax: 763-785-4021

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