The FireFly in for an annual and avionics upgrade. The seals needed replacing in the brake master. British, probably one off engineering item!
In on an annual and the wing spar was found to be exfoliating. The third one of these we have replaced. After a frame is put in to support the fuselage, it’s wing off and remove 400 plus rivets. Spars are sent from New Zealand where a version of the aircraft continues to be made.
Seneca in for maintenance including magneto and propeller overhaul.
An early Piper Cub J3C being prepared for a permit which included having its elevator bushes replaced. Amazing how small specialist tools make a job so much easier!
A particularly smart Baron gets its propellors back.
A Cessna landed at Lydd with one main wheel not looking quite right. Further investigation found a cracked axle. Fortunately noticed before it could have caused significant damage.
A group owned Robin came in for a 50 hour check, when the filter was checked, metal filings were found, further investigation found the cam shaft was starting to break down. The engine was sent in to Norvic Aero Engines for a complete overhaul.
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An annual was required on an N reg Pitts S1. So working with our FAA approvals Engineer we created a maintenance plan and carried out the work. The engine mount needed strengthening, this carried out by our CAA approved welder.
Polishing the Lydd Air Beech Jet