Benefits of the Winter Annual Inspection

By Sky Manor Air Repair

Benefits of the Winter Annual Inspection Annual Inspection; Defined as the once a year visit to your respected maintenance facility to ensure your plane is safe and legal to fly. Many view this pilgrimage as a ‘why do today what can be put off until later’ – and later almost always means spring. When spring…

Prop Balancing 101 – The hows and whys explained

By Sky Manor Air Repair

Prop Balancing 101 Can you feel a vibration in your aircraft while flying? Maybe it is so very slight, hardly noticeable. In fact, you may have even gotten used to it as just being ‘one of those things’. Many times the root cause of the vibration is coming from the propeller being off balance. Having…

Signs that an engine overhaul is needed

By Sky Manor Air Repair

Signs that an engine overhaul is needed We spend a lot of time highlighting our avionics hangar, and for good reason. With the pending ADS-B mandate rapidly approaching, many people have questions related to this. Yet there’s another side of SMARA right next door in our maintenance hangar. It’s where the dirty work takes place and…