Meet the Crew

Big River Aviation has a staff with decades of experience for excellent service in the aviation field.  Big River excels in aircraft maintenance, inspections, flight instruction and avionics.





Owner/ Chief Mechanic and Inspector

Paul Voorhees started in aviation in 1986 as a Jet Mechanic in the Marine Corps.  He earned his A&P at Chaffee College, CA, in 1992 while also obtaining his private pilot's license in 1991.  He earned his IA while working on Corporate Jets at Jet Aviation and supplied maintenance for cargo planes at Flight Express.  He branched out independently maintaining and inspecting local aircraft since 2008.

Head Mechanic/Supervisor

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Kevin Hammon 

Welcome to the Fleet 
Big River Aviation has an up to date Cessna 172 for flight instruction, and introductory flight rental.





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Jaime LeBlanc


Mike Read

Contact us  


126 Bertrand Dr. 

St. Louis, MO 63129

© July 2019 by Big River Aviation.

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Open for you:

Tuesday-Friday  8am-5pm

Saturday 8am-noon

Sunday and Monday  Closed

 Plane rental hours may differ, schedule an appointment


St. Louis Downtown Airport

2500 Vector Drive

Cahokia, IL 62206


Mailing Address:

126 Bertrand 

St. Louis, MO 63129




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