Lone Mountain Aviation is the largest general aviation FAA Part 145 Certified Repair Station in Nevada, specializing in aircraft maintenance and avionics.

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Kenny Scherado

Kenny Scherado, President

Kenny, an Air Force veteran, began his aviation career in the early 1970’s and has amassed over 30 years of experience in General Aviation and the Major Airlines. As an A & P, IA, DAR and instrument rated private pilot, Kenny created Lone Mountain Aviation in 1982- an aircraft maintenance and sales company that has become a major component within the aviation community.

Travis Anderson, Chief Inspector

Travis is the Chief Inspector for Lone Mountain Aviation Inc. As Chief Inspector he is responsible for the operations of the Inspection Department, which includes: ensuring compliance with current CFR’s, that all inspections are properly performed, all forms and reports are correctly used, and that the completion of log book research and entries is correct and complete. Travis graduated from USU in 1999 with an Associates Degree in Aeronautics (A&P Certificates) and a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management. He began working as a mechanic assistant in 1996 while still in school and has worked in General Aviation ever since. Travis has worked on everything from warbirds and crop-dusters to Corporate aircraft, most of his experience is on the piston engine general aviation fleet. In 2008 he was hired by Lone Mountain Aviation Inc. In his time with Lone Mountain he has worked as a mechanic, lead mechanic, Safety Officer and Chief Inspector. Travis is always willing to answer questions and provide training to his co-workers and customers alike.

Anthony Zeka, Maintenance Supervisor

Anthony (Tony) is responsible for the day-to-day operations of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for the Part 145 Repair Station of Lone Mountain’s North Las Vegas and Henderson facilities. Tony has a significant background in mechanical, structural, and electrical areas of the general aviation and corporate aviation work environments. Furthering his success, Tony also has significant background in quality control, project management, and Process Improvement / Lean Six Sigma. Prior to joining Lone Mountain Aviation, he spent 28 years with Gulfstream Product Support and Raytheon Aircraft Services, and has now returned to general aviation to offer the same world-class services in the general aviation environment.

Rick Bird, Avionics Manager

Rick joined Lone Mountain in 2019, and is responsible for overseeing all Avionics and related major modifications. A Navy veteran, Rick most recently served as the Engineering Manager for an ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) company, that also specialized in Garmin G1000 Installations located in Oklahoma City, Ok. In that role, he oversaw a team of mechanical, structural & electrical engineers developing and supporting STC's, providing major integration engineering services locally and providing technical direction to maintenance sites all over the world. He has served in a variety of prominent aviation positions since he left the Navy including roles as a Lead Avionics Technician, Inspector, Special Projects Supervisor, Integration Engineer, Avionics Manager, and Project Manager. Rick received his Bachelor's degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and holds an FAA Mechanics certificate.

Cynthia “Cindy” Araiza, Parts Department Manager

Graduated High School at 17 and went straight to what is now Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology. Diploma Awarded after completion of the A&P Program. Worked 3 years for Department of Homeland Security before becoming a Stay at home mom. I have now been with Lone Mountain Aviation for 3 years. As the Parts Department Manager I foresee Part Sales, and Procurement of Parts for both facilities (VGT & HND). I supervise the parts department, manage inventory, and assist with customer service. I am focused on providing every part you need so you can spend more time in the air and less time on the Ground!