Maintenance Services

At DeKalb County Airport

Aircraft Services

Maintenance and Management

At Sweet Aviation, no job is complete until you are 100% satisfied. Before we even begin working on your aircraft, we take the time to understand your aviation goals and needs so that we can best serve you.

Our technicians know and have been extensively trained on your aircraft inside and out. They are meticulous and transparent — triple-checking every detail and keeping you informed throughout the maintenance process to get you back into the air safely and conveniently.

Fair pricing, quality repairs and timely turnarounds will ensure we exceed your expectations every step of the way. After all, we strive to live up to our motto on every job, everyday — “Always do the right thing.”


  • Annual Inspections
  • Pre-purchase Inspections
  • Personalized Maintenance Tracking
  • Propeller Balance
  • Oxygen Bottle Refills
  • Interior & Exterior Detailing

Ready to Schedule Your Service?

Call us at (260) 299-5492 to make an appointment.


Sean Barr
Sean Barr, Director of Maintenance & Certified Aircraft Mechanic

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Sean graduated with honors from the US Air Force Academy with a bachelor’s in political science and a German language minor. He went on to serve eleven years on active duty as an Air Force Special Operations Pilot, logging over 2,100 hours of flight time including 1,000 hours of combat over Iraq and Afghanistan. For his accomplishments Sean was awarded a Bronze Star and eleven Air Medals.

In addition to aircraft, Sean is also passionate about his faith and earned his master’s in Theological Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary while attending A&P school.

Sean enjoys spending time with his four daughters, as well as camping, traveling, and hunting.

Daniel Horney, Certified Aircraft Mechanic

Daniel grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and left the area after enlisting in the Marine Corps. Towards the end of his time in the military, he married his wife, Elizabeth, as she was beginning her career in the US Army as a helicopter pilot. Elizabeth’s career moved them to Washington state where Daniel attended Clover Park Technical College during which time he was issued his airframe and power plant certificates and received his associate degree in aviation maintenance. After working in general aviation in Washington and Alabama, the Army moved them to South Korea where Daniel worked on UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters. Upon completion of Elizabeth’s military commitment, they moved back to the Fort Wayne area where Daniel began working at Sweet Aviation.

Email us or give us a call at (260) 299-5492 if you have questions or would like more information.

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