Category Archives: Kenmore Family

Gregg Munro, Kenmore Air Chairman

Today of all days, we want to recognize those brave men and women who have put, and are putting, their lives on the line in defense of our freedom. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you. Your sacrifice and dedication means the world. Among our own Kenmore Air family, we’ve been honored to have [...]

Leslie Banks (aka Kenmore Air’s Chief Mom in Residence)

It’s said, behind every successful man, there’s a great woman. I couldn’t agree more. And, the women at Kenmore Air are been pretty darn great.   A family owned and operated business since 1946, Kenmore Air’s women – our Kenmore Air moms – are rock stars. Over the years they’ve done everything from tie up [...]

Kenmore Air Pilot Michelle Rohter

Not that long ago, two passengers asked me about the female pilot. “We want to know about her,” they said. While Kenmore Air has more than one female pilot, Michelle Rohter is the only one who is full time. In fact, she’s the first woman to fly full time at Kenmore and the first woman [...]

Kenmore Air Pilot Joseph Leatherman

Every month or so, Joseph Leatherman spends part of his day off getting his make-up done. Foundation and powder aren’t the average look for this Kenmore Air pilot, but a guy’s gotta do what a guy’s gotta do when the spotlight calls. Joseph is often the spokesman on New Day Northwest, a fantastic local TV [...]

Kenmore Air Goes To Africa

I am convinced Kenmore Air is the Ghostbusters of the seaplane industry. When your seaplane breaks, when you’re stranded in a far off lake, when you need to get where planes almost never fly, who you gonna call? KEMORE AIR!

That’s what Desert Locust Control in Nairobi, Kenya did. In 2010, when two of their de Havilland Beavers crashed, they knew who to call. Flying in Jon Abuhl, one of Kenmore Air’s elite mechanics, they had their birds up and in the air within three weeks of his arrival.