The Duncan Download Blog: Business Aviation Advice & Observations

Cabin Experience: Unlike Any Other

Posted by Zack Beyers on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 @ 11:20 AM

For nearly 30 years, Duncan Aviation has led the industry with custom completions solutions for a large variety of business jet cabins. Our designers are experienced in creating stunning aircraft interiors that meet the needs of aircraft operators as well as the restrictions that are often placed on such small spaces. Beautiful designs are combined with expert production, innovation, and quality. The result is a cabin experience unlike any other.


The modern aircraft cabin requires a combination of quality material with the latest technology and in-flight entertainment. When planning for your cabin experience, it’s important to keep in-mind things such as configuration, management systems, seat design, lighting, interior soft goods, connectivity, and so much more.

Aircraft cabins designed and customized by Duncan Aviation include a wide variety of features and benefits.

  • Wireless Bluetooth allows you to make the most of devices brought on-board.
  • LED lighting provides the most versatile aircraft lighting options.
  • Connectivity solutions provide Internet, VPN, and streaming access.
  • In the service galleys, ovens, microwaves, wine coolers, and coffee makers all combine into the beautiful design and functionality found in the cabin.
  • Aircraft noise is lessened by new technologies and insulation sound proofing packages.
  • Purposefully designed seating allows for better ergonomics
  • And gorgeous cabinetry provides elegance and functionality.

Your aircraft cabin should make you feel at home. Comfort, productivity, and identity are all key components of the perfect cabin experience. With Duncan Aviation, that dream can be realized.

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Tags: Interior Refurbishment, In-Flight Internet, Product Information, Duncan Aviation - Lincoln

Want to Earn 5X AVTRIP Points? Stop at Duncan Aviation!

Posted by Duncan Download Blog on Fri, Jun 27, 2014 @ 08:00 AM


open-house2Fly in on Tuesday, July 15, and celebrate the opening of Duncan Aviation’s newest maintenance hangar facility with special events, including:

  • Informational sessions
  • Vendor displays
  • Evening reception with music, food, drinks and great conversation

View the full agenda at

Fly in any time during July 14-18 and receive FIVE TIMES the AVTRIP* points on contract, retail or maintenance purchases.  Make certain to tour our brand new maintenance facility during your fuel stop.

In June of 2014, Duncan Aviation completed the largest expansion project its Lincoln, Nebraska, campus has ever seen. The 175,000-square-foot facility will be comprised of two 40,000-square-foot maintenance hangars and a 95,000-square-foot office and shop space.

The expansion comes in response to customer requests and changing customer needs. As the industry continues to shift toward larger business aircraft, a trend fueled by technological advances and increased globalization, Duncan Aviation’s previous hangars were unable to accommodate the volume of maintenance, modifications and completions work our customers require.

*How Do AVTRIP Rewards Work? 

  • Earn two (2) points per gallon or 1 point for every 2 liters each time you refuel at an FBO offering the AVTRIP rewards program.
  • Points are awarded on retail and contract fuel purchases at participating Avfuel branded locations.
  • Earn 1 point for every dollar on any international service arranged with Avplan Trip Support.
  •  AVTRIP offers frequent promotions for bonus points and has many non-fuel earning opportunities - so points accumulate fast.

 Find out more or sign up for AVTRIP at


Tags: Announcements, Duncan Aviation - Lincoln

Duncan Aviation: Breaking Ground Across Six Decades

Posted by Diane Heiserman on Fri, Jun 06, 2014 @ 01:15 PM

Duncan Aviation was established in 1956 by business aviation pioneer Donald Duncan. It began as a Beechcraft Dealership in Omaha, Nebraska. Then in 1963 the operation moved to Lincoln, where it put down deep roots and experienced aggressive growth that has spanned across six decades.

Today Duncan Aviation is the largest family-owned premier resource for business aircraft maintenance service in the world. 

Let's take a look back and see the ground-breaking expansion of Duncan Aviation in Lincoln, Nebraska.

1960s & 70s

Duncan Aviation circa 1963 1977DArial_blog-1Duncan Aviation put down roots at the newly established Lincoln, Nebraska, Municipal Airport (LNK) in 1963. During the 1970s, they continued to expand and grow along the east side of the airport with a new maintenance hangar. 

Read more about Duncan Aviation's history and how is was established in the 50th Anniversary Duncan Debrief

Duncan Aviation circa 2000



In 2000, Duncan Aviation opened two new large hangars to accomodate the largest aricraft of the time, including the Bombardier Challenger and Gulfstream. The construction project also included much needed shop and storage space.  



In the fall of 2011, Duncan Aviation broke ground again. This time on a 45,000-square-foot paint facility on the south end of the ramp. It will accommadate the largest business aircraft in use today, including Bombardier's Global Express and Dassault's Falcon 7X. It was official opened in the Spring of 2012. You can read more about this state-of-the-art paint facility in the Fall 2012 Duncan Debrief

Watch custom paint time-lapse video.




The latest ground-breaking for Duncan Aviaton came in the Fall of 2012 on a 175,000-square-foot facility that is comprised of two 40,000-square-foot maintenance hangars and a 95,000-square-foot office and shop space.

In July of 2014, Duncan Aviation officially opened it's largest construction project in Lincoln, Nebraska.  

Watch time-lapse construction video

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