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Cessna 172S Pilots Operating Handbook – Reference only

Posted by Chris McPherson on July 5, 2016

The 172S POH is for reference purposes only and is not to be used in aircraft operations. This manual is not up to date and will not be revised. This publication is not intended to replace the current POH in the aircraft you are operating. 172S-POH

Cessna 172R Pilots Operating Handbook – Reference only

Posted by Chris McPherson on July 5, 2016

The 172R POH is for reference purposes only and is not to be used in aircraft operations. This manual is not up to date and will not be revised. This publication is not intended to replace the current POH in the aircraft you are operating. 172R-POH

Lycoming Mandatory Service Bulletins

Posted by Chris McPherson on July 4, 2016

Lycoming just released Mandatory Service Bulletin No. 624 and 626. Lycoming Mandatory Service Bulletin No. 624 is addressing some engine driven fuel pumps that were produced by Hartzell Engine Technologies. The affected pumps may have a defective cap screw. These units may be new or overhauled units. There are some warranty considerations given. This link… Read the Full Article

Cessna just released Revision 1 to MEB-27-02 on 15 June 2016. This service bulletin provides instructions to replace the hardware connecting the elevator trim tab and the elevator trim tab horn. The following aircraft may be affected: 310 thru 310R, E310H, E310J, 310J-1, T310P thru T310R 320 thru 320F, 320-1, 335, 340, 340A, 401 thru… Read the Full Article

King Air Communique 2016-07

Posted by Chris McPherson on July 4, 2016

Beginning in early 2016 Rockwell Collins began receiving reports of intermittent reception of Terminal Area Forecast (TAF) data through the XM weather receiver installed in Pro Line 21 aircraft. This data includes products such as METARs and AIRMETs. Investigation determined that the National Weather Service had increased the data package size of these messages and… Read the Full Article

King Air Communique 2016-06

Posted by Chris McPherson on July 1, 2016

King Air Series Model Communiqué – 2016-06 Affects Multiple Systems/Subsystems. High lights of this issue: ATA 21 – Binary Switch Replacement – Air Conditioning Environmental System ATA 21 – Air Conditioning System Plumbing Seals and Torque Values King Air Communique running index Click on the link below for the full document. MC KA-2016-06  

Cessna light knob removal

Posted by Chris McPherson on June 9, 2016

This blog is a quick guide on how to effectively remove and reinstall the knobs that are used in a multitude of Cessna aircraft up to the Caravan series. The knob is used to control 2 different circuits and typically has an outer black plastic knob with an aluminum center knob. I have fought with… Read the Full Article

Which Fire Extinguisher is the right one to choose for my aircraft?

Posted by Chris McPherson on April 7, 2016

Which Fire Extinguisher is the right one to choose? This is one of the less than clear issues in aviation. It is a common misconception that Halon “removes oxygen from the air.” I have always wondered why you would employ an extinguisher that has the potential to suck the life right out of you. Tree… Read the Full Article

Cessna Authorized Service Facility

Posted by Chris McPherson on June 18, 2015

Air Wilmington is proud to announce that we are one of the newest Cessna Authorized Service Facilities in the world.  This appointment gives the owners and operators of Cessna single, multi-engine piston as well as Conquest PropJets  on the east coast area a new and convenient location where they can receive service, parts and factory warranty for their aircraft.… Read the Full Article

American Bonanza Society (ABS) Service Clinic June 18-21

Posted by Chris McPherson on June 17, 2015

Air Wilmington is proud to host the June 18-21 American Bonanza Society Service Clinic.  The Bonanza/Debonair/ Baron/Travel Air Service Clinic Program was established in 1977. It was created to provide members of ABS an opportunity to have their airplanes inspected by the foremost experts in the aviation community. In a sense, the Service Clinics have… Read the Full Article