Business Aviation Advisor Article - January 1, 2020 As OEMs sought to expand aircraft deliveries to Business and General Aviation (B&GA) during the early ’80s, they encountered two hurdles. One was the perceived, if not real, inability of certain engines to achieve their published maintenance intervals, thereby increasing operating costs. The other was operator perception that certain airframes and engines were more expensive to maintain than advertised. Read the article...
PistonPower to provide predictable maintenance costs for an hourly fee. By Pia Bergqvist April 4, 2019 Mooney Acclaim Ultra owners will soon be able to purchase a service that keeps maintenance costs more predictable. Courtesy Mooney International Kerrville, Texas-based Mooney Aircraft announced at Sun ‘n Fun in Lakeland, Florida, that is expanding its Mooney Factory Service Centers and customer support offerings. The company is working on an hourly cost program for engine service for the two models it [...]
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By Diane White, Twin & Turbine, April 2, 2018 - Reprinted with Permission In the jet aircraft world, owners typically rely on engine service programs to manage the risk of costly unplanned expenses. Yet owners of piston aircraft had no similar protection available. A new company has launched an engine maintenance program focused specifically on the piston market. Called PistonPower, the new program covers both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance events. “There’s been a real need for this type [...]
By Larry Anglisano for The Aviation Consumer Magazine - Nov. 2017 - Published with permission AEPC Service Program: Fixed Fee MX for Pistons Born in the jet world, the AEPC Piston Engine Service Program isn't extended warranty. Instead, it follows the power-by-the-hour approach to reserves. A company called AeroEngine Protection Corp. has been aggressively marketing a range of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance programs for piston engines. While the concept is new in the piston aircraft market, similar programs [...]