The landing gear in your Cessna CJ is routinely inspected during the Doc 10 inspection. A landing gear extension/retraction test is performed, along with a functional check of the landing gear and systems. In addition to the extensive inspection the gear will receive during the Doc 10, it gets cleaned and lubricated every 12 months.
The Honeywell TPE331 engine is a turboprop engine, originally designed in 1959 for the United States military. It was designed to power helicopters and rival the scaled-down versions of larger engines that other competitors were putting on the market at the time. When it finally entered production in 1963, its popularity quickly soared—with 700 engines
All Twin Commander Aircraft have fuel cells. Depending on your model, there may be a combination of fuel cells and a wet wing area. If your twin Commander is an older model, it can have up to 22 fuel cells. The fuel cells typically perform well however, over time they can develop leaks. As a
All aircraft have annual inspections, however the King Air follows a phased schedule of inspections. Broken into Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, and Phase 4, each phase is triggered by a set number of flight hours and focuses on different parts of the aircraft per phase. While this phased approach to King Air inspections
The Cessna Citation CJ3 series is the industry’s best-selling light jet series. A proven performer, the Citation CJ3’s connectivity, price, range, and operating efficiency makes it a best-in-class aircraft for owners and operators. And Textron continues to iterate on their already exceptional series. In early 2021, they released the 600th aircraft from the CJ3 family—a
King Air’s are incredible turboprops to own and/or operate. The powerful engines and fuel efficiency alone make them a top choice for those in the market for a private airplane. Part of owning a King Air (or any aircraft, for that matter) is maintaining it. There are key King Air inspection milestones that every owner/operator