More than 30 years in aircraft business.
F.O.Flyservice was founded the 1st of June 1974 by Finn Schou.
Finn Schou is educated as an aircraft mechanic in the Danish
Air force and have served there from
1967 to 1973. In 1973 Finn Schou stopped in the Air force and
continued the work with civilian aircrafts by Herning Fly & Motorservice.
In June 1974, Finn Schou took over the
company Herning Fly
& Motorservice and continued the company under the name F.O.Flyservice.
Until May 1977, the company rented the facilities on Herning
Airfield, where the workshop was placed.
Expansion of the company.
first years the company growed rapidly and the workshop / hangar facilities
was soon to small, and we faced, that
if we wanted to grow and still be adapted the GA market, we needed to
build our own facilities.
In the beginning of 1976 we started the construction of a new
building on 600 square m.
This facilities was ready for use in the beginning of 1977.
The first years after the company was started the work was
primarily normal repair and service on smaller aircrafts, but in 1994
we expanded the activities again by founding the company F.O.Fly- &
Motorservice ApS., the owners of this company is Finn Schou and Niels
Niels Lassen was also educated as
an aircraft mechanic in the Danish Air force where he has served in 6
years, after that period he continued, as a technician, in a civilian aircraft piston-engine workshop, the next 3 years.
Niels Lassen is today the manager and the leading technician in the
aircraft engine-, component- and propeller workshop by F.O.Fly- & Motorservice,
witch is a sub division of of F.O.Flyservice.
The workshop facilities, in Herning Airfield, have expanded with a
engine and propeller workshop, all the facilities are today about
1.000 m2. heated area and further about 1.000 m2, unheated hangar
facilities for aircraft parking, etc.
authorization by the
Together with the foundation of F.O.Fly-
& Motorservice Aps, F.O.Flyservice was authorized by the Danish
Civil Authorities to perform overhaul on propeller,
components and aircraft piston engines up to 400 HK, and
authorization to perform "Major Repair and Modification" on all aircrafts up to a weight limit on 2730 kg. plus on other
specified heavier aircrafts . Later on the authorization was
expanded to a JAR-145.
In 2004 F.O.flyservice was
converted to a corporation and approved by EASA.
Today is F.O.Flyservice Aps working
with many special tasks who only few of the Danish workshops can
take care of.
The major part of our work is performed to assist our Danish,
Swedish and Norwegian workshop colleagues.
Below is a short list,
of which work we normally take care:
F.O.Flyservice is a EASA Part 145 approved to overhaul,
repair and maintain aircraft components. (magnetos, carburetors,
generators, alternators, starters, fuel pumps, turbo,
F.O.Flyservice have piston engine and propeller workshop.
We overhaul and repair all common aircraft piston engines (Lycoming, Continental, Rolls
Royce, Franklin, Limbach, Rotax, etc.) up to 400 HK.
F.O.Flyservice is EASA Part 145 approved to overhaul and
repair Sensenich and McCauley,
fixed pitch metal propeller.
F.O.Flyservice is approved by Piper as "Piper service
F.O.Flyservice is approved by "Rotax" and the only "Rotax"
dealer and "Rotax service
Center" in Denmark.
F.O.Flyservice perform many different specialized works on
aircrafts, for example:
welding of constructions
in aircrafts as: Steel tubing, engine mounts, etc.
- Repair and
rebuilding of exhaust systems, vaste-gates, etc.
- Repair and
rebuilding of damaged aircrafts and aircraft parts of all types (sheet
metal structure, steel tube construction, wooden and glass fiber
composite construction or combination of all.
Aircraft parts as, wings, fuselage, stabilizers, flight controls
can be fitted in jiig to control, obtain, maintain factory
and repair of fabric covered aircrafts.
- Painting jobs
is performed in our own painting facility, together with repair
and overhaul work.
weighing and calculation of CG. of aircrafts.
Is also a trade company and sell
products to, "Do it yourself
people" and persons who repair, build and restore "Experimental-aircrafts"
or UL-aircrafts. - For example are we dealer for Poly-Fiber, Ceconite
and Randolph covering systems and as a new thing are we mixing and
tinting colors due to the factory's color card, for example do you
not have to wait month on special colors as Randolph Dope,
Poly-Tone or Aero-Thane colors to be shipped from USA.