Cutter Aviation - Piper Aircraft Services

Piper PA-46 Services Offered at Cutter Aviation

Cutter Aviation is an FAA Certified Repair Station and a Piper Aircraft Authorized Service Center that offers comprehensive full-service Annual Inspections, Engine Inspections and Overhauls, Avionics Inspections and Panel Upgrades, Warranty Work, and various STC Upgrades. The importance of having a Piper Aircraft Authorized Service Center doing maintenance on your aircraft is crucial to safety and resale value. Our Piper certified A&P technicians have decades of Piper experience and are frequently sent to factory authorized recurrent training and our IA-qualified aircraft inspectors are Chapter 4 and Chapter 5 research experts. You have your own dedicated Client Relationship Manager to walk you through every inspection and is a reliable resource for your day-to-day operational demands.

Cutter Aviation Denver (APA)
Cutter Aviation Denver - APA 12180 E. Control Tower Rd.
Denver, CO 80112

303.799.9999 phone

Hours of Operation
0700-1600 / Mon – Fri

Cutter Aviation Dallas-Addison (ADS)
Cutter Aviation Dallas Addison - ADS - Menu Item 4500 Claire Chennault Drive
Addison, TX 75001

469.518.5770 phone

Hours of Operation
0700-1600 / Mon – Fri

Cutter Aviation Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX)
Cutter Aviation Phoenix Sky Harbor - PHX - Menu Item 2802 E. Old Tower Road
Phoenix, AZ 85034-6000

602.273.1237 phone

Hours of Operation
24 Hours / 7 Days

Cutter Aviation San Antonio (SAT)
Cutter Aviation San Antonio - SAT - Menu Item 10440 John Cape Road, Suite 101
San Antonio, TX 78216

210.340.6780 phone

Hours of Operation
0730-1730 / Mon.-Fri.

Annual Inspections

Cutter Aviation offers annual inspections for the entire PA-46 line. We start with the initial inspection/runs and logbook research. Logbook research consists of reviewing your logbook to find any mandatory or recommended AD’s, SB’s and SL’s that are due or that will become due before your next annual inspection. You and your Client Relationship Managerwill review the work scope to talk about each line item and answer any questions you may have. You will be updated daily on the status of your aircraft and will be notified of any findings. A complimentary thorough wash inside and out, a detailed status sheet and consistent logbook entries are included in a Cutter annual inspection.

  • Annual inspections – Calendar, hourly, cycle

Engine & Prop – Inspections and Overhauls

Cutter Aviation is an Authorized Service Center for Pratt & Whitney PT6 engines. We offer routine engine inspections including calendar, hourly and cycle inspections. We oversee Engine Overhauls and Hot Sections through Pratt & Whitney or Dallas Airmotive.

Engine Services

  • Dedicated Engine Technical Support/Sales on staff
  • Overhaul and Engine Repairs with P&WC authorized overhaul facilities
  • Hot Section Inspections
  • Compressor and Turbine Wash
  • Annual and 100 Hour Inspections
  • Borescope Inspections
  • Troubleshooting and Repair
  • Blackhawk Upgrades

Cutter Aviation is an Authorized Service Center for Hartzell and MT Prop. Along with routine inspections, we offer repairs, dynamic balancing and overhaul.

Propeller Services

  • Routine Inspections – Annual, Calendar
  • R&R Services at overhaul or repairs
  • Dynamic Balancing

Avionics Inspections and Panel Upgrades

Cutter Aviation specializes in custom installations and retrofit systems. Cutter is an Authorized Service Center for all of the top avionics manufacturers including Garmin, Avidyne, Aspen and many more. Installations include Flight Decks & Displays, Autopilots, ADS-B and Transponders, Navigation and Radios, Active Traffic Systems, Weather Radar & Receivers, Audio Panels, Engine Information Systems, Sensors and Interfaces, Flight Instruments and Indicators, Connectivity, Portables and Apps.

  • Satellite, lightning and weather radar systems
  • Terrain and traffic warning systems
  • WAAS GPS Navigation & flight Management Systems
  • ADS-B in/out solutions
  • WiFi (voice and data), cabin and passenger entertainment systems
  • Autopilot Systems
  • Glass panel upgrades
  • Digital engine monitoring

STC’s and Upgrades

Cutter Aviation has several FAA Certified STC’s that are available for the PA-46 line.

MaXus Air Conditioning

The MaXus Air Conditioning Upgrade is the next remarkable feature to the entire PA-46 line. With more than 4 times the cooling and heating capacity, the MaXus Air Conditioning allows everyone in your cabin to set their specific comfort temperature to the degree. No more sweating up front and freezing in the back, the Automatic Dual Zone controllers gives your loved ones in the back the ability set their own temperature. With a 2 year warranty and optimal savings when bundled with an annual inspection, learn how the MaXus Air Conditioning will give you a return on your investment.

Gross Weight Increase Kit

The Gross Weight Increase Kit gives your aircraft approximately 250 lbs. of additional useful load, provides a safety factor not currently available and increases resale value. The Aircraft Bluebook gives an add of $100,000 for the kit, making it an investment that increases value. The modification is for 2001 and 2002 Meridians.

Other upgrades include AMSAFE Seat Belts, CIES and Piper Fuel Senders, Heat Blanket, LoPresti.

Airframe Services

  • Technical evaluations
  • Troubleshooting
  • Structural Repairs (including composites)
  • Door frame repairs
  • Corrosion repairs
  • Air conditioning repairs

Interior Refurbishment

Interior Services

  • Soft goods refurbishment.
  • Installation of custom carpets
  • Custom thermal and acoustic insulation packages.
  • Crew and cabin seat refurbishment
  • Safety harness re-webbing


Cutter Aviation can provide basic paint services

  • General touch-up
  • Tail number change – cowl, vertical tail
  • Control surface & panel re-paint, touch-up (landing gear / gear doors)

To schedule your maintenance needs or have any questions, reach out to your dedicated Client Relationship Manager!

Technical Services Sales

Will D Cutter - Cutter Piper Sales - Client Relationship Manager

Will D. Cutter
Maintenance Sales Manager
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Technical Services Staff

Kevin Fenske - Cutter Aviation Denver (APA)

Kevin Fenske
Manager of Aircraft Services Denver, CO (APA)
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Christopher Gradisar - Cutter Aviation Addison (ADS)

Christopher Gradisar
Manager of Aircraft Services Addison, TX (ADS)
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Adam Parish - Manager of Aircraft Services – PHX - Cutter Aviation Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX)

Adam Parish
Manager of Aircraft Services Phoenix, AZ (PHX)
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Bruce Tanis - Cutter Aviation San Antonio (SAT)

Bruce Tanis
Manager of Aircraft Services San Antonio, TX (SAT)
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