Maintenance

Ideal’s maintenance shop, Parks Aviation Holdings, has a full staff of A&Ps with over 100 years of combined experience ready to meet your engine and airframe maintenance needs, whether it be a low tire, an annual inspection, or a PT6 hot section.  Doug Keck, Parks’ Manager and Director of Maintenance, is St. Louis’s Cirrus expert, with factory training covering everything from composite repair to CAPS maintenance and replacement.  Parks is also a certified FAA Part 145 Avionics Repair Station.

You can contact them at 618-337-5845

  • Cirrus Authorized Service Center
  • FAA Part 145 Avionics Repair Station
  • Dealer for Garmin, Avidyne, Stratus, and L3
  • Located in the historic Curtiss-Wright Hangar #1, built in 1929

Doug Keck, St. Louis’s Cirrus Expert

Doug Keck

Doug began working on aircraft while serving in the Coast Guard in Miami. He received his A&P in 1986 and his IA in 2001. Doug has been trained on multiple aircraft, from Falcons to Cirrus. Doug is also a private pilot and a runner. His focus is on helping others. In his words, “the people are the best part of the job. You get to meet them all. Everybody loves their plane, and I’m the guy who takes care of their plane.”