Association member. He is responsible for the maintenance of the Super Constellation. FAA and EASA licensed aircraft mechanic/foreman on various types of aircraft like B-707, B-727, B-747. Previous employers were TWA and Jet Aviation. Retired early in spring 2007. Owner of Air Freund Consulting and technical consultant in the business aviation.
Chief Mechanic & Flight Engineer
Werner Spichtig is our Chief coordinating mechanic, and an important part of the Breitling Super Constellation maintenance team. He holds FAA aircraft mechanic certificates, specializing in B737 through B777, and A300 through A340. His former employers include Swissair, British Airways, and Lufthansa.
Since completing his apprenticeship as aircraft mechanic over 30 years ago, Werner Spichtig has been working on various types of aircraft, including fixed wing, helicopters, piston and turbine powered airplanes both for commercial as well as private aviation, flying clubs, and even for the Swiss military. He is currently completing the practical portion of his Flight Engineer training.
Maintenance & Flight Engineer
Markus Aerne began his career as a machine fitter, working on gas turbine electrical plants in Switzerland and abroad. He worked as a Certifying Engineer for Swissair Technics from 1988 to 2000, specializing in DC10, B747, A310, and MD11, as well as A320, A330, A 340-200/300, and 500/600. In 2001, Markus Aerne began working as a Technical Assistant, Aircraft Groundtime Manager, and CI Coordinator.Thanks to his extensive experience, he was often sent abroad all over the world to mainenance and repair aircrafts. Markus Aerne has just passed successfully his exams and is now a Flight Engineer on the Lockheed Super constellation L-1049.