Welcome to the July Issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!
Continuing our summer safety theme, the June issue of The BAC Bulletin is all about aircraft maintenance. We share information from the FAA Safety Briefing on how to choose the best type of mechanic for your aircraft, plus what to know about caring for an aging airplane.
Need to get your plane prepped for all that flying you’ll be doing this summer? Services at BAC are provided by Master Aviation, Inc., The Aerostar Center of the Northeast. Contact them at (203) 790-5226 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also have Curtiss Aero which is a Cirrus Authorized Service Center that is CAPS certified, and can be contacted at (203) 702-7192 or via email at email@example.com.
Have a safe and fun summer flying season. We hope you enjoy this issue, and we ask that you please forward it to a friend or colleague in aviation.
Lynda & Santo Silvestro
Choosing the Right Mechanic for your Aircraft
We all know that taking care of the mechanical health of your aircraft is step one in safety, but how do you know which type of aircraft mechanic should work on your plane? Here’s a general overview of the types of aviation mechanics, according to FAA Safety Briefing, the FAA’s publication on GA news and information.
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How to Care for Your Aging Aircraft
According to the May/June edition of FAA Safety Briefing, 40 is now the average age for more than two-thirds of aircraft in the GA fleet. Here are some general tips to help you understand, and prepare for, an aging aircraft.
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CALL TO ACTION: Contract Tower Program Funding
A call to action has been issued by the AEEE, requesting you contact your representatives in Washington in reference to the President’s budget request for fiscal year 2015 released on March 4. Not surprisingly, it proposes to eliminate the guaranteed funding bill language for the FAA Contract Tower (FCT) Program. Click here.
SAVE THE DATES!
- 4th of July Customer Appreciation Day / Fireworks: click here to see customer invite. July 3 (rain date July 5).
BAC hosts casual lunchtime fly-ins from the spring through the fall once a month on a Saturday from 12pm–4pm. Weather permitting.
The next dates are:
- Saturday, August 23, Casual BBQ
- Saturday, September 20, Casual BBQ