About Chips Custom Painting

Conveniently located at the St. Lucie County International Airport in Fort Pierce, Florida, our 18,000 sq. ft., full service Strip and Paint Hangars are able to accommodate aircraft up to the size of a Challenger 604. We serve national and international clients and have an impressive portfolio that can be viewed on our Gallery page.

We refinish aircraft through state-of-the-art painting services while performing procedures and use materials that are manufacturer approved. Our painting processes are compliant with Federal EPA rules and regulations, and we are fully insured.

Chip Carlstrom – President

Founder and President Chip Carlstrom oversees his team of craftsmen, providing strong leadership through his 25 years of experience in the aviation, marine and auto painting industry. Chip’s strong technical knowledge provides valuable insight into every paint project he’s completed.

Chip’s Custom Painting is dedicated to building customer relationships by providing personal contact and individualized paint schemes. We conduct our business with the utmost integrity and professionalism, and take pride in completing our projects on-schedule and on-budget.

Tracy Kvalsvig – Office Manager

Tracy has 20 years of experience in the aviation field. Her priority is to build and nurture existing national & international client relationships and expand business opportunities globally for Chip’s Custom Painting.

Tracy has been recognized in the prestigious PRASE survey for outstanding service to the corporate and general aviation community, and is honored to be placed in the Top 15 Best FBO Employees nationwide, four years in a row.

Tracy’s extensive knowledge in the aviation painting field makes her an invaluable asset to the company, and we are fortunate to have her on our team.