About Us

Air Mods Northwest, LLC has been providing quality parts and repair services since our founding in 1985. It is our mission to use our extensive experience to ensure that your aircraft is improved in a thorough and professional manner. We believe the best way to achieve this goal is to maintain our tradition of meeting the highest standards for quality in all our workmanship.  We are proud of our record, and we encourage you to check out the photographs of our work!

Operated by:  Grant Blackman

Grant Blackman is the son of Ken Blackman the previous owner of Airmods NW. Ken was known Worldwide for his expertise in the maintenance and operation of all models of the Grumman American Light Aircraft Product Line.  He became a Dealer in 1976 and co-founded the first owners & pilots organization for these airplanes, “The American Yankee Association” later that year.  He has developed many modifications, certified by FAA Supplemental Type Certificate, for Grumman American aircraft as well as for the Cessna 152 and Piper Tomahawk.  Also a co-founder of the Grumman Pilots Assoc, he served as its Technical Director, he strived to improve the quality of maintenance for these aircraft, World wide, through workshops presented around the country.

The Staff:

Keith McPherson is a maintenance assistant and Jan Blackman is the primary keeper of the papers (or Bookkeeper) as well as the current owner. Grant Blackman is the current operations director.

Located: Green Valley Airport – Granite Falls, WA

The Identifier is WA-25.  Located 16 KM off  PAE VORTAC on the 024 degree radial and 8 KM East of Arlington (KAWO) Airport at 100 degrees.  Look on the Seattle Sectional for Granite Falls and the red circle west of town.  Please call for instructions to land.