Aviation & Aerospace
Kerrville is a growing center for aerospace industry and recreational aviation. With the Kerrville Airport located at Louis Schreiner Field is a mere 10 miles from downtown. Louis Schreiner Municipal Field is a public-use general aviation facility with hangers, storage facilities, and long term parking. Located at the airport is Mooney International Corporation, Dugosh Aviation (aircraft maintenance), the Hill Country Aviation Flight School, Aeromax USA (aircraft appraisal), and Air Evac EMS.
The Kerrville aviation sector is also home to Mooney International Corporation, an aircraft manufacturer based at Louis Schreiner Field. Mooney first moved to Kerrville in 1953 and has never left the area. Mooney Aircraft is a local standard in aircraft construction and has numerous awards in speed and altitude records.
Mooney Aircraft is well known throughout the Hill Country and aviation community for their quality, handcrafted single piston aircrafts made right in the United States. Their Texan crafted airplanes are popular in niche aviation communities, resulting in a loyal fan following. Their fleet has accumulated over 40 million flight hours, a testament to the company that has been around for more than 70 years. Throughout their history, Mooney Aircraft has been known as a leader in aviation innovation.
Each aircraft made at their only plant in Kerrville, Texas is the culmination of many hours of hand work. As a result, each is not only a unique, well made piece; but also, a piece of the Hill Country and the hard working laborers there. Their team of builders, engineers, technicians and more make sure every airplane is held to a high level of quality, safe to fly, and made to their customers satisfaction. Mooney’s work has paid off, earning the manufacturer over 130 world speed and altitude records.
Mooney Aircraft is the leading aviation innovator of the Hill Country. Stop by the area and schedule a plant tour to see what makes Mooney a Hill Country treasure.