About Straight Flight

Straight Flight is located on the northeast side of Centennial Airport (KAPA) in Centennial, Colorado. Its three 18,000-square-foot hangars are equipped with 28-foot-tall doors and back shops for fabrication of both metal and composite parts, avionics repair, and painting projects. Straight Flight became a Certified Repair Station with the Federal Aviation Administration in 1992 and was ratified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency in 2007. We currently hold a very impressive Operations Specification that includes 5 Class Ratings.

Straight Flight, Inc.

Founded by two aircraft mechanics as Rocky Mountain Straight Flight, Inc. in 1986, the company now employs over 50 people. After 20+ years of operation at Centennial Airport, the currently named Straight Flight, Inc. joined the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) family as a wholly owned subsidiary in 2007. This afforded for market growth and expansion of operations to include an FAA-certified composite repair shop, avionics support department, and recognition as a Dornier 328 Factory Authorized Service Center. Currently forecasting blue skies for Straight Flight with nothing but growth in the future.

Straight Flight is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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Straight Flight is a registered trademark of Straight Flight, Inc.


Ernie Smith

Founder / Business Development

Tenure 35 years

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Direct 303.867-9777 


Chris Haight

General Manager

Tenure 15 years

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Direct 303.867-9778


Allen Noel

Chief Inspector

Tenure 8 years

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Direct 303.799-8906


Rob Janson

Commercial Parts Manager

Tenure 12 years

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Direct 303.799.8906 


Mick Rice

Government Shop Manager

Tenure 8 years

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Direct 303.867.9774


Jon Hall

Composite & Paint Manager

Tenure 13 years

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Direct 303.856.8162


Marc Plummer

Government Parts Manager

Tenure 7 years

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Direct 303.867.9771

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Sean Sarsfield

Project Estimator

Tenure 1 year

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Direct 303-867-9772