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May 12, 2016

Cessna has released service letters: SEL-25-04, SEL-25-05 and SEL-25-06 which pertain to AmSafe Inflatable Seatbelt Inflators

October 24, 2014

Recently a number of CAP 182T aircraft have experienced sticking exhaust valves. Lycoming Service Bulletin 388C addresses this issue by requiring an inspection of exhaust valves and guides every 1000 operating hours. Effective immediately Maintenance Officers shall comply with Lycoming Service Bulletin 388C concurrent with 100 hr/annual inspections closest to 1,000 hours operating time.

April 30, 2014

G1000 Standby Navigation Database

November 20, 2013

G1000 burnt resistor issue

October 17, 2013

Attention all GNS400 and GNS500 Operators: Garmin has identified an issue concerning the course deviation indicator (CDI)

July 31, 2013

The FAA has issued AD 2013-11-11 requiring replacement of the oil pressure switch on our "restart" Cessna aircraft every 3000hrs.

April 12, 2013

Ladies and Gentlemen, Cessna has issued Service Letter SEL-28-01 concerning possible fuel line leakage on numerous half inch fuel lines on some of our 2012 182T and 2012 T206H aircraft. If  you are receiving this email you have one or more aircraft affected by this bulletin. Specific serial numbers can be verified from the attached bulletin. Cessna will cover the cost of compliance with this bulletin at any of their  authorized Service Centers. If your contract maintenance facility is a Cessna Service Center the bulletin can be accomplished at the next 100hr or annual whichever occurs first. If your contract maintenance facility is not a Cessna Service Center the bulletin should be accomplished prior to the next 100hr or annual at your nearest Cessna Service Center. Please call if you need the location of a Cessna Service Center or have any questions. Thanks.

February 20, 2013

Hydraulic Power Pack/Landing Gear System. Applies to 172RG, R182, TR182, FR182, 210N, T210N, 210R, T210R, P210N, P210R, and T303 airplanes

To view the bulletin use the following link: CE-13-16; Title: Hydraulic Power Pack/Landing Gear System

February 8, 2013

Engine Controls: Continental Motors, Inc. Throttle and Mixture Control Levers. Use the following link to read the Bulletin:


December 28, 2012

Ladies and Gentlemen, Cessna has released an additional chapter (4) to their 1996 and above C172, C182 and C206 (including turbos) maintenance manuals. The new chapter entitled “Replacement Time Limits” will give FAA mandatory replacement time limits for certain  identified parts .

October 30, 2012

Aviation OEMs, Garmin Aviation Service Centers and Owner/Operators of G500, G500H, G600, G900X, G950, G1000, G1000H, Cirrus Perspective, Embraer Prodigy Systems and GTN 6XX/7XX and GMS 200 units.

October 30, 2012

Owner/Operators of Garmin - Integrated Flight Deck Systems, G500/G600 400W500W-series, GTN-series, and Garmin Dealers/Installers

July 25, 2012

Jeppesen Nav Data updates

June 15, 2012

Title: Navigation - Garmin G1000 Loading Updated Databases

Applicable Aircraft: 172, 182 & 206 models

May 18, 2012

Hartzell Engine Technologies Turbochargers

May 15, 2012

Air Plains now has current Airplane Flight Manual Supplements available for our 172N, 172P and 172R aircraft that have an Air Plains 180HP engine conversion and gross weight increase STC

April 13, 2012


Ladies and Gentlemen,

Two of our old nemeses have reared their ugly heads again.


1.       Improper door hinge pins in our older Cessna aircraft

2.       Cessna 172 180 HP Gross Weight Increase tire pressures

March 2, 2010

Cessna Fleet Service Customers  In the past few days we have had a number of issues where the G1000 system tach time and other data that resides in the master configuration module being corrupted when a shop replaced a PFD display.   Please follow the note in the Garmin Line Maintenance...

February 22, 2010

Revision to the standby battery preflight test procedure

November 17, 2009

 We have become aware that some of our early 182T NAV III G1000 model aircraft may not have the 406 ELT Nav Interface connected to the aircraft's GPS.

October 29, 2009

Under torqued lower wing strut attach bolt.

June 24, 2009

Pilot's Operating Handbook and FAA Approved Airplane Flight Manual, Revision for 182T and T182T Model a/c with NAVIII Avionics Option - GFC 7000 Autopilot

April 17, 2009

Garmin G1000 Systems LPV and LNAV/VNAV Approaches with Three-Character Airport Identifiers

March 12, 2009

The following procedure is recommended to break-in (seat the rings) a new or overhauled engine.


February 10, 2009

Lubrication of the idler sprocket shaft on G1000 a/c.

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