Safety in Motion Flight Center’s Maintenance Division is located at the Pierce County/Thun Field air-port (KPLU). Our main maintenance hanger is located on the west side of the airport, just south of midfield in the old “Talon Hangar”.

Our mechanics possess numerous years of diverse maintenance experience working on aircraft ranging from small tailwheel airplanes to multi-engine turbo-prop aircraft, radial engines, warbirds, and fabric recovering/repair.

So stop by and tour our facility, talk to our staff to see how we may be able to take care of your maintenance needs!

 Piston Single & Multi-engine

 Turbo-prop (Light maintenance)

 Fabric Repair & Recovering

 Major Airframe

 Powerplant

 Inspection Services


At Safety in Motion Flight Center, we under-stand and appreciate the financial and emotional investment you have in your aircraft. Our maintenance team is committed to providing the highest quality maintenance and inspection ser-vices possible to ensure the airworthiness and operation of your aircraft.

Communication is Key

After discussing the service to be provided, a work-order will be generated and entered into our online maintenance system. You will be able to coordinate with our maintenance team via our online maintenance system to approve work from a list of any noted discrepancies, and track the progress of the repair or service.

Commitment to Service

Maintenance customers can subscribe to our maintenance program, where we will track your maintenance items and notify you when it’s time to schedule service and/or inspections.


There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience. ~ Laurence J. Peter

Although our maintenance division has recently be-came available to the public, our maintenance team is anything but new to the industry. The team’s com-bined experience well exceeds over 100 years, and ranges from Piper Cubs to King Airs, PBYs to F-14s, and operations in support of flight schools, Part 135 air freight, and airlines. So if you have a mainte-nance concern, come see us and we’ll evaluate any issues and discuss the options available to you.

We are Pilots and Mechanics

The Safety in Motion Flight Center Team under-stands that your time is valuable and our goal is take care of all your aviation needs and keep you flying! We have senior pilots on staff with experience in numerous types of aircraft that work with our maintenance team to pick-up and deliver aircraft for customers if needed. So if scheduling time to get your aircraft to us is a concern, simply give us a call as we may be able to help.


The Safety in Motion Maintenance Division is well trained, possesses a diverse range of experience of inspecting, servicing, and maintaining a wide-range of aircraft in a multitude of aviation settings, and work-ing with customers to ensure that their maintenance needs are satisfied.

This experience coupled with attention-to-detail and pride in workmanship, will ensure that you receive the highest levels of customer service possible!