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Flying High: Corry Miller from Strix Aero Takes Flight on Warbird Radio

WARBIRD RADIO - In the world of aviation, there are individuals whose passion for excellence propels them to new heights. Corry Miller, President and Powertrain Engineer at Strix Aero, is one such individual, dedicated to pushing the boundaries of aircraft maintenance and engineering. Recently, Miller took to the airwaves on Warbird Radio to share his insights and expertise, shedding light on his journey and the innovative work being done at Strix Aero.

Miller's journey into the world of aviation began with a deep-rooted love for engines and machinery, cultivated during his upbringing on a dairy farm in northern Minnesota. His mechanical aptitude led him to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and Principia College, laying the foundation for a career marked by technical prowess and innovation.

With over 16 years of powertrain engineering experience under his belt, including stints at Harley-Davidson and EPS, an aviation diesel engine startup, Miller possesses a wealth of knowledge in propulsion systems. It was this expertise that drove him to establish Strix Aero in 2017, with a vision to revolutionize the overhaul of airworthy Allison V-1710 engines.

At Strix Aero, Miller and his team offer a comprehensive suite of services aimed at ensuring the optimal performance and reliability of Allison V-1710 engines. Leveraging their proficiency in diagnosing engine malfunctions, familiarity with Allison V-1710 aircraft, and in-depth knowledge of the mechanical and electrical systems of these engines, they provide expert tuning services that address both long and short-term failures before they become critical issues.

Miller's passion for aviation extends beyond his professional endeavors, evident in his pursuit of a private pilot's license and ownership of a Cessna 182. His enthusiasm for flying fuels his commitment to excellence in aircraft maintenance, driving him to continually refine and innovate in his field. During his interview on Warbird Radio, Miller shared insights into his journey and the meticulous approach taken by Strix Aero in overhauling Allison V-1710 engines. From developing replacement parts to implementing overhaul methods aimed at enhancing reliability and durability, Miller and his team leave no stone unturned in their quest for excellence.

Beyond his professional achievements, Miller finds fulfillment in family life, enjoying quality time with his wife Rochelle and their three young children on their small horse ranch and hobby farm. His dedication to both his personal and professional pursuits reflects a commitment to excellence that permeates every aspect of his life.

As Miller continues to soar to new heights, both literally and figuratively, his unwavering passion for aviation and engineering serves as an inspiration to aspiring aviators and industry professionals alike. With Strix Aero at the forefront of aircraft maintenance innovation, the future of aviation looks brighter than ever under Miller's leadership. LISTEN TO EPISODE: CORY MILLER WITH STRIX AERO - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

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