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Northern Lakes Aviation is absolutely committed to providing the highest quality flight exams in a supportive environment.
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We stand for excellence

We at Northern Lakes Aviation are 100% committed to providing the highest level of support within a friendly environment. You'll enjoy our motivating and professional team.

We specialize in Checkrides for Private, Instrument, and Commercial single and multi-engine aircraft.

Hello and welcome to Northern Lakes Aviation. We are absolutely committed to providing the highest quality setting for flight exams within a supportive environment.


Flight Instruction

We work with area flight schools to provide training for Private, Instrument and Commercial certificates in both land and sea settings.

Red Bird Flight Simulator

Instrument training with our partners is performed on top-notch equipment for the utmost in effectiveness of time and investment.

College & Flight School Partnerships

Northern Lakes Aviation provides Checkrides in partnership with colleges and flight schools both Part 61 and Part 141.

Licenses and Certificates

Owner Brian Bird:ATP - ASEL, ASES, AMELCommercial - AMESFlight Instructor - CFII, MEI, AGI, IGIFAA Examiner - Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi-EngineMechanics Certificate - A&P, I.A.

Checkrides & Services

About Checkrides

Find out more about our Checkrides. Click on our CHECKRIDES link to submit a request.

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Our Storage

We offer short-term, heated aircraft storage. Click on our STORAGE link to submit a request.

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Our Store

We have apparel and aircraft accessories available at our hangar.

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Aircraft Maintenance

Coming Soon! Check back for updates on our services.

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Working hours:Monday - Saturday: 8.00am - 6.00pm

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