Akron-based facility offers multifaceted services

“I’ve wanted to be a pilot since I was a little kid, but for a long time it didn’t seem possible,” Mike Grossmann, president of Castle Aviation, told AIN. Born in Germany and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., Grossmann and his family moved to Youngstown, Ohio when he was 14. “Not once did we live anywhere near an airport, so when I finished school I went with my second choice and became a firefighter.” In 1978, after working fires for three years, Grossmann and his wife decided to move to Kansas City, Mo. “I had accepted a job with the fire department there, we had a house lined up and within one day of closing on our Youngstown house my wife changed her mind and didn’t want to move.” So Grossmann ma


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Akron-Canton Airport

4919 Mt Pleasant St. NW 

North Canton, OH 44720