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    Aircraft Maintenance Services

    We understand that your airplane is a valuable asset to you and that you expect it to perform flawlessly every time you fly. The cost of maintaining the airplane is always a critical subject for aircraft owners, after all, Avgas is already expensive enough. Expensive maintenance is the last thing aircraft owners want to deal with. The management team at Trade Winds Aviation is implementing ways to keep you in control of the maintenance cost. We know that the key to a satisfactory and economical maintenance experience is to keep you in the loop while we work on your airplane.

    Here is how you will stay in control:

    We will work with you to keep the cost under control by involving you in the decision making process, because we want you to be a satisfied airplane owner and keep you flying.

    Our promise to you: You will always know what you are paying for and why.

    We provide the following maintenance services:


     Aircraft Management Services

    Trade Winds Aviation’s offers a suite of Aircraft Management Services to assist aircraft owners with managing the time and expenses associated with maintaining their aircraft. The services can be purchased a la carte or as a bundle. An exceptionally useful bundle is the Complete Care Package. The bundle consists of Airworthiness Compliance, Engine Health Analysis and Database Updates. The bundle is available for $95/month or $1,100/year.




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    Airworthiness Compliance


    Track Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins for your airplane and take action when applicable. Recommend and perform required Inspections (ELT / Static System / Transponder / Annual) with your approval. Check for tire conditions and pressure.



    Reliable engine performance

    Engine Health Analysis


    Regular engine data collection and performance analysis to identify potential hardware failures early. Issue regular report cards with recommended action if required. Service depends on engine monitor equipment installed.


    (Off airport travel time extra)

    Fly with current Information

    Database Updates


    Keep GPS and other databases current by downloading updates every month and manage your subscriptions.


    (Off airport travel time extra)

    Aircraft preservation

    No Time To Fly, We Will Exercise Your Aircraft


    Aircraft will deteriorate if not flown regularly. A certified commercial pilot will fly your airplane on an agreed schedule to avoid damage from long periods of non-use.


    Hourly pricing per price list

    Keep your asset shiny and protected

    Professional Detailing


    The environment

    Airplane degrease, wash, interior cleaning. Bi-monthly.
    Top wax including degreasing


    $140 per wash
    $275 per wax

    Have your aircraft earn its keep


    Business Management


    Rent your aircraft to qualified pilots and maximize its business potential. Requires a separate Management Agreement


    Management fee


    We would be happy to discuss how Trade Winds Aviation Aircraft Maintenance and Management Services will benefit you.