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Aircraft Maintenance & Service at SAT

Bruce Tanis
Manager of Aircraft Services, SAT
210.485.1315
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SAT

San Antonio International Airport

10440 John Cape Road, Suite 101

Hours of Operation

0730-1630 / Mon.-Fri.

Cutter Aviation at San Antonio International Airport is an FAA Designated Repair Station (Certificate #U7TR491Y) and provides scheduled and unscheduled aircraft & engine maintenance, repair and inspection service for a wide range of aircraft from single-engine piston aircraft through multi-engine turbine aircraft.  Our professional team of factory-trained aircraft service technicians, A&P mechanics, and Inspectors are ready to provide excellent service at an honest and fair price, unmatched attention to detail, and a commitment to the safety of you and your aircraft at all times.

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24/7 AOG

Full support and Parts Service Center Capabilities. We provide 24/7, AOG and on-site services for your Aircraft. 

You can count on Cutter Aviation’s technical support team for all your emergencies. Our experts will be glad to assist you.

210.340.6780

Our Factory Authorized capabilities include:

  • FAA Part 145 Repair Station: Certificate #U7TR491Y
  • Pilatus Aircraft, PC-12 and PC-24 Authorized Sales & Service Center
  • Honda Aircraft Company, HA-420 Hondajet Authorized Service Center
  • GE Honda Aero HF120 Engine Authorized Service Center
  • Authorized Service Center for Piper Aircraft
  • Authorized Service Center for Daher TBM
  • Authorized Service Center for GE Aviation M601 & H80 Turboprop Engines
  • Authorized Dealership & Installation for Blackhawk Modifications
  • Authorized Dealership & Installation for Raisbeck Engineering King Air Modifications.
  • Service Capabilities for Hawker Beechcraft Piston and Turbine Aircraft
  • Pratt and Whitney PT6 service and hot section capability
  • NiCad battery service
  • Sheet metal repair and modifications
  • Boroscope inspection ready
  • Propeller, fan and rotor dynamic balance capability, including spectrum analysis for vibration
  • Lycoming authorized service center
  • Teledyne Continental engine repair and fuel system set up
  • Air conditioning service, including both R12 and R134A
  • Pressurization testing and repair capability
  • NDI non-destructive testing in both wet and dry magnet particle and fluorescent penetrant, level II
  • Factory-trained A&P and I.A. staff
  • U7TR491Y Class III Part 145 Repair Station

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Visit our customer testimonials page and share your recent experience at Cutter Aviation.

Very efficient staff and knowledgeable service tech. They are excited about the TBM and it was evident.

Mike McKee    KSAT - San Antonio, TX   

We were AOG. Bruce got Ben Allen to us in a matter of hours. They worked through the weekend to get us back in the air.

Chad Salter    KSAT - San Antonio, TX   

You guys got me in and out the same day after landing gear problem indication problem.

Joe Brininstool    KSAT - San Antonio, TX   

We have a great relationship with Cutter and Andy always keeps us up to date on everything going on.

BJ Blanchard    KSAT - San Antonio, TX   

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    Technical Services Staff

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    Will D. Cutter

    Regional Maintenance Sales Manager
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    Will D. Cutter is the Regional Maintenance Sales Manager for Cutter Aviation Addison and San Antonio, TX locations. He is the dedicated point of contact for client ownership experience and is in charge of expediting post-sale maintenance to include managing and coordinating action plans with approved service centers.

    Will brings a valuable mix of industry knowledge to this role, particularly in the area of piston and turboprop products. Prior to joining Cutter Aviation, Will worked for Piper Aircraft, Inc. as a Marketing Analyst in their Digital Marketing division. Will gained in-depth understanding of Piper’s competitive advantages, target markets and client base while developing a new Customer Relationship Management system. Will also supported Piper’s marketing efforts through website curation and advertisement creation. Life-long exposure to the aviation industry coupled with his previous experience makes Will a remarkable addition to the Cutter Aviation team.

    Will is an FAA rated private pilot, currently pursuing his Instrument Rating and is looking forward to being certified to fly every aircraft Cutter Aviation sells. As a graduate of The University of Arizona, Will received a Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Economics.

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    James Fisher

    Engine Program Sales and Client Relationship Manager
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    James Fisher is the Engine Program Sales and Client Relationship Manager for Cutter Aviation. James brings with him 25 years of solid aviation experience. Fisher began his career as an A&P mechanic and has held management positions with increasing responsibilities throughout the Aviation Industry. He held several positions in his 15 years at Pratt & Whitney Canada as an Engine Line Manager, Materials Manager, Operation Manager, and Continuous Improvement Manager for ACE (Achieving Competitive Excellence). In his last position as Director of Maintenance for N1 LLC his duties included setting up a heavy maintenance shop for the Honeywell HTF 7000, developing a Mobile Repair Team (MRT), implementing logistics, and managing the Fleet Maintenance Program for all Flexjet Aircraft in Arizona. He was also responsible for managing the operations of the repair station in West Virginia.

    James enjoys his leisure time watching or playing sports, specifically baseball.

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    Bruce Tanis

    Manager of Aircraft Services, SAT
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    Manager of Aircraft Services, SAT
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    Bruce Tanis as Manager of Aircraft Services for Cutter Aviation in San Antonio, TX. Bruce is responsible for managing all aspects of the maintenance operation including cost-effective utilization of department resources to meet or exceed service, avionics and aircraft upgrade requirements requested from Cutter Aviation’s maintenance customers.

    Bruce was raised around aviation and is the son of Peter Tanis, the inventor of the Tanis Engine Preheater. Growing up, Bruce’s family owned several FBOs and maintenance facilities where as soon as he was able to see over the engine cowling, he was helping in the shop.

    While attending school at Northwestern Bible College, Bruce worked as a line technician at Anoka County Blaine Airport. He later received an associate’s degree in Aviation Maintenance from Lake Area Technical College in South Dakota. After receiving his A&P License and becoming an IA, Bruce went on to work for several prestigious aviation companies which provided him with unparalleled experience in a wide array of airframes including Piper, King Air, Beechcraft, Honda, Hawker, TBM, Quest and Cessna aircraft as well as commercial airliners.

    Bruce has a Private Pilot License with SEL and MEL ratings. He is married and has two adult sons, who also followed in his family’s aviation path. When not working, he enjoys golf, playing music and most of all spending time with his grandkids.

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    Kevin Moellendorf

    Manager of Warranty Administration
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