Award Winning RV-8 N53LW

Aircraft Repair and Maintenance

R & D American Aviation can perform any repair or maintenance needs you might have. Be sure to contact us with your needs and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Parts Department

Parts Department

R & D American Aviation has a very large parts inventory to complete your service. Anything from OEM factory parts for Cessna, Piper, Beechcraft and others, to commonly used parts like spark plugs, brake pads, fasteners, hoses and fluids.

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Machining Abilities

R & D American Aviation has a vast experience machining various parts. Another way we are above and beyond a standard repair facility.

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Section Landing

Formation section landing at KLXT, runway 18.

Established in 1994, R & D American Aviation, LLC has earned a reputation in the Kansas City area of being thorough, striving to give you, the customer, the safest aircraft possible.  Our mechanics have earned their credentials through years of practical and classroom instruction.  R & D American Aviation is capable of a wide variety of services to care for any general aviation needs you may have.  Now located at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT) providing a convenient location for all of our customers around the midwest.

Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Single and Multi Engine Service
  • All General Aviation and Experimental Aircraft
  • Annual Inspection / 100 Hour Inspections
  • Pre-Purchase Inspections
  • Airworthiness Directive (AD) Compliance
  • Aircraft Weight and Balance
  • Oxygen System Service
  • Emergency Service Available
Some of the aircraft we service:

  • Cessna
  • Piper
  • Beechcraft
  • Cirrus
  • Mooney
  • Diamond
  • Mitsubishi
  • Van’s Aircraft
  • And all other Experimentals

R & D American Aviation routinely provides maintenance for Cessna, Piper, Beechcraft, Mooney, Cirrus and Diamond aircraft. Our parts department keeps common wear items in stock for most major airframe manufacturers, as well as Lycoming and Continental engines. All other parts can be ordered as needed.

Among all of the major certified general aviation aircraft, we also service many homebuilt experimental aircraft as well. With many years experience servicing experimental aircraft, and building our award winning RV-8, we can provide you with many services required to keep your experimental flying well. Some of the types we service the most are all of the Van’s aircraft, Lancair, Glasair and Pitts biplanes.