Tradewind Aviation Maintenance LLC

Tradewind Aviation Maintenance performs all maintenance on the flight school fleet of Tradewind Aviation International, and also provides maintenance and repair services for regular customers as transients and privately owned aircraft.

Our clients also include the Part 121 operators USAirways (Piedmont/MESA/PSA) and Delta Airlines (ASA) at Coastal Carolina Regional Airport New Bern, and charter companies operating under Part 135 for both passengers and cargo (Martinaire Inc, Fedair LLC). We also maintain NC state-owned aircraft.

Our scope of services includes airframe work, complete engine overhauls, electrical systems, annuals and 100 hours inspections, phase checks, interior work, upgrades, etc. We perform maintenance on both piston and turbine SEL and MEL aircraft.

Tradewind Aviation Maintenance is your preferred partner for aircraft maintenance in Eastern North Carolina.

We have the aptitude to utilize modern technology to service our customers. However, our strongest ability of TAM lies within our personnel sector of the company and their outstanding customer service. Our highly qualified, dedicated, and experienced staff is your best team player offering you the best in cost efficient and quality service.
It is worth your time and money to plan a maintenance stop in New Bern.
Maintenance Services

TAM offers the following services to maintain both piston and turbine powered aircraft:

  • Periodic aircraft maintenance (50-hours, 100-hours, Annual, etc.)
  • Airframe maintenance
  • Structural repairs/airframe
  • Trouble shooting
  • Interior work
  • Trading/selling of engines and parts
  • AD research
  • Phase checks
  • Pre-Buy assessment
  • Aircraft tuning and modifications

Based on our vast experience in engine overhauls and trouble shooting of engine problems we offer the following services for both piston and turbine engines:

  • Complete engine overhauls
  • Oil changes
  • Cylinder changes, engine repairs and changes of components
  • Identifying and repair of technical problems
  • Engine inspections
  • 50-hours, 100-hours maintenance and Annual Inspections

Avionics and Instruments
TAM provides services related to avionics and instruments:

  • Work and repair on the electrical systems of aircraft
  • Changes and new installations of avionics and instruments
  • Inspections and testing
  • Consultation on new instruments, upgrades and/or repairs
  • Cost assessments and best-buy negotiations for new equipment


Tradewind Aviation Maintenance LLC

824 Aviation Drive

New Bern, NC 28562

Regular Business Hours

Monday-Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Phone: (252) 636-9918

Fax: (252) 636-9702

After Hours

Ricky Hawkins, Director of Maintenance

Cell (252) 671-1696


Contact Tradewind Aviation International LLC (Flight School) during their regular business hours:


Monday-Saturday 8 am – 8 pm

Sunday 8 am – 5 pm


Monday-Saturday 8 am – 6 pm

Sunday 8 am – 5 pm

After Hours

Cell (252) 876-1776

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