Founded by Jon Hadlich,
AI Systems intially provided Avionic services only. In 2012, son John "Fred" Hadlich joined the team. Bringing years of composite fabrication experience and an A&P/IA, AI Systems is now able to offer the complete package in aircraft maintenance, modifications, builder's assistance, research & development, and more!
Today, AI Systems is involved in numerous builder-assist projects as well as some exciting research and development into new aircraft.
Meet The Team
Owner | Avionics Manager
You may know Jon from his days building panels at Lancair, or from the days he managed the repair station at Redmond Air. He has over 20 years of experience from trouble-shooting, retrofitting, panel building, and airframe wiring. Jon's resume includes avionics R&D for the Lancair Legacy, Lancair IV-P Turbine, Epic LT, and now the Stratos 716X. He has earned himself a title as a Garmin G3X Expert. Needless to say, Jon isn't a stranger around aircraft avionics. He also is an IFR, high-performance and complex-rated pilot.
John "Fred" Hadlich
Owner | Director of Maintenance
With over 17 years of experience in aircraft maintenance, Fred has earned his A&P I/A specializing in Continental & Lycoming reciprocating engines and is highly skilled in PT6 & JT15D turbine engines. He holds an Associate's Degree from Central Oregon Community College where he studied Composite Manufacturing and Technology. Also a pilot himself, Fred has accumulated expert-level knowledge and excels in aviation research & development, composite manufacturing and repair throughout his journey in aviation and stands ready for any challenge in this competitive industry.
An A&P mechanic and composite fabricator, Matt brings nearly 18 years of experience to our team and is also a tailwheel, high performance and complex rated pilot. An expert in Columbia and Epic airframes, PT6 turboprop engines, and with several years of experience working on Continental and Lycoming reciprocating engines, Matt's level of knowledge is difficult to come across, to say the least. When not at work, Matt enjoy's shooting at the range and spending quality time with his family.
New to the Aviation industry, Kezia has recently joined the AI Systems team as Office Manager. She has over 10 years’ experience in office management, with an emphasis on Accounts Payable/Receivable and Employee Administration. She brings a passion for organization and a proven track-record of process improvement. Kezia has a strong commitment to forming and maintaining connections in the Central Oregon community. When she’s not in the office, you can find her exploring trails, caves, and waterfalls throughout the Northwest.
With nearly 15 years of manufacturing experience with certified and experimental aircrafts, Asa is an expert in composite fabrication and repairs. His proficiency with research and development of both parts and processes is a valuable asset to our Management Team. Asa's enthusiasm for creating unique, custom designs shines through all of his workmanship. He is currently working towards his A&P license. When Asa isn't leading our Manufacturing Department, he enjoys spending time with his wife, four kids, and four dogs.
While Michele is new to the world of Aircraft Maintenance, she comes from a family of Pilots and has Aviation in her blood. With over 20 years working in Procurement, she brings important Purchasing experience to our team. When not at work you can find Michele walking her dogs, golfing, and rooting for her Son's many highschool sports teams.