Bellingham Aviation Services expands

Bellingham Aviation Services (BAS) recently added two instructors and two airplanes to its fleet to meet increased demand for its pilot training.

“We’re thrilled to offer our customers an expanding line of first-rate aircraft as well as increasing our base of experienced pilots and instructors,” said chief flight instructor Jeff Eriksen.

The company’s new aircraft include a two-seat trainer Diamond DA20 and a Cessna 172 Skyhawk. BAS also brought on pilots Dennis Smith and Mike Oppenheimer to meet the increased demand for training.

“Dennis and Mike are important additions to the team here at BAS,” Eriksen said. “Their experience, skill, and customer focus will surely help us attract new customers and pursue new ventures.”

For more information, call BAS at (360) 676-7624, or visit

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