About Western Plains Aviation

Who We Are

Western Plains Aviation is a comprehensive maintenance facility focused on the needs of those with general aviation aircraft. We are in Northern Colorado, at the Greeley-Weld County Airport (KGXY) in Greeley which is just 65 miles northeast of Denver, Colorado, and less than 55 miles south of Cheyenne, Wyoming. If you are searching for a FAA-certified repair station that is knowledgeable about single and multi-engine aircraft, can sell and install Garmin, Avidyne, Stratus by Appareo, L3, Dynon and JP Instruments avionics, and can promise you quality work the Western Plains Aviation team would value the opportunity to talk with you!

We understand that you have options when choosing a maintenance facility and avionics dealer. Our aim is to provide all the services you may require all under one roof at Western Plains Aviation. Western Plains Aviation recently expanded its facility to about 9,000 sq. ft., tripling the number of customer aircraft it can hold.

We set ourselves apart by providing highly trained avionics installers, aircraft maintenance technicians, inspectors and front office personnel, whose focus is providing you the best customer experience while ensuring industry leading products, maintenance, installation, and service.

We are proud to serve the general aviation community. We appreciate the customers who entrust us with their aircraft and with keeping them safe in the skies!


We work hard

Our services

Annual inspections

Avionics Installations

Repairs and alterations

Pre-purchase inspections

STC kits and modifications

Altimeter and Transponder Certifications

Engine repair / installation


All required maintenance is completed in accordance with manufacturer specifications and applicable FAA regulations.

Meet Our Team

Our Professionals

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Steve McIntire


  • Owner, Director of Maintenance
  • FAA-certified Airframe an​d Powerplant Technician with Inspect​ion Authorization (IA)
  • Graduate of Colorado Aero Tech
  • Over 30 years of general, military and
    commercial aviation experience
  • As a private pilot, Steve understands pilots' needs.
  • US Navy Veteran
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Larry Roberts

Lead Aviation Maintenance Technician

  • Lead Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • US Navy Veteran
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Orinda Schneitman


  • MS Business Administration (in progress)



Members Of

American Bonanza Society
Aircraft Maintenance Professionals
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Some of the Aircraft We Service

Open Positions

We are currently hiring experienced professionals for the following positions

If you are interested in joining our team, please contact steve@westernplainsaviation.com

Avionics Technician

Avionics Technician


Aircraft Maintenance Technicians with or without Inspection Authorization (IA), Level 2