Aircraft Maintenance

Proper aircraft maintenance is essential for keeping your aircraft in optimal condition for dispatch reliability and safe flight operations. Aircraft Maintenance provides information to help you understand the key issues and related costs, from daily routine maintenance to overhaul, repair, inspection, modification, and refurbishment.

Flying Home After the Derby

The 1¼ miles around the Churchill Downs track is 6,600 feet, just a bit more than half the length of the runways at Louisville...

Do You Need A Full-Time Mechanic?

When it comes to controlling aircraft costs, there’s only so much your flight crew can do: enroll in contract fuel programs, select FBOs offering...

Ten to Count On at Super Bowl 50

You’re not the only one making plans for Super Bowl 50 – so are many business jet and engine manufacturers as well as service...

For the Record

While your flight logs and aircraft maintenance records likely are in the capable hands of your flight crew, you should understand the importance of...

Managing Maintenance Costs

So much of what drives the cost of operating your aircraft is outside of your control. Personnel costs continue to rise, commensurate with health care...

Thinking of Adding a Maintenance Service Program?

Maintenance service programs can play an important role in managing your business jet or turboprop operations.Maintenance service programs can play an important role...

Will You Be the Last Owner of Your Aircraft?

Once your aircraft is 30 or so years old, or has high total flight time, it may already have had its third paint and...

The Value of Good Maintenance Records

Business aircraft are a great tool to help solve your business and personal travel problems. But these aircraft also are an investment —...

Hourly Cost Maintenance Programs

Your brand-new aircraft comes with a warranty. But over time, aircraft maintenance will account for as much as 35% of your aircraft’s annual operating...

Refurbish and Upgrade Your Aircraft

Is it time to refurbish or upgrade your aircraft? Start by making a key decision: are you going to keep it — and...