Maintenance


THRUSH MAINTENANCE

Johnston Aircraft Service (JAS) supports the Thrush.  As such, we can provide just about any maintenance your Thrush could possibly need, whether for Turbine or Piston.  Some of the maintenance items we can perform are:

100 hour and annual inspections.

        Turbine and piston engine maintenance, including PT6 Hot Section Inspections.

        Airframe repairs including fuselage, landing gear, control surfaces, wings, and empennage.     

        We can install factory wing spar caps and the Century 60,000 hour wing spar caps.

        Complete aircraft accident repair.

        Air conditioning installation.

        GPS installation.

        MVP50T Glass Panel Installation.


                    
                   
FUSELAGE REPAIRS IN OUR THRUSH FUSELAGE JIG

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WING REPAIRS USING OUR WING FIXTURES

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LANDING GEAR REPAIRS IN OUR LANDING GEAR FIXTURES

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EMPENNAGE RECOVERING USING THE POLY-FIBER PROCESS

    Horizontal Stabilizer

    Vertical Stabilizer

    Rudder

    Elevators

MODIFICATIONS

   Wing Extensions

    Fuel Tank Size Increase

    Wing Root Fairings

    Aileron Servos

    Winglets

    Vortex Generators

    Wing Angle of Incidence Optimization

    Cold Air Intake (600 Thrush)         

    Serv Aero turtle deck installations

    Cascade PT6A-41/42 (850 SHP to 106 degrees) conversion for Thrush and Air Tractor

    Cascade Ram Air Pressure Cowls for Thrush and Air Tractor

   High Performance Propellers   

Propeller dynamic balance

Weight and balance

For any other maintenance/modification/repair needs, please contact us for information.

BRAVE MAINTENANCE

Johnston Aircraft Service (JAS) is the home of the 400 Super Brave.  We have been associated with the Brave since its beginning in 1973. We are completely familiar with the aircraft  in both the factory original and modified forms.  We can help you with just about any repair, maintenance or modification that you can think of.  Some of the support items we perform are:

    100 hour and annual inspection

    Propeller dynamic balancing

    Weight and balance

    Engine Overhaul and Maintenance

Airframe repairs

    Fuselage repairs in our Brave fuselage jig

    Wing repair, rebuild and modification including spar cap kit installation

    Empennage and control surfaces

Modifications

    550 SHP Turbine conversion

    400 horsepower conversion

    High performance 375/400 propeller

    High lift wing leading edges

    Vortex generators

    Ag Tips

     Air conditioning installation(turbine aircraft only)

    Hopper overflow vent extension

    One piece reinforced aluminum gate

    Left and right entry steps

A.D. note and Service Bulletin compliance

    83-20-03 (4100 HR wing spar cap & spar carry thru member fatigue life)

    Fuselage forward reinforcement kit installation

    We can also comply with any other A.D. note or Service Bulletin

 

 

For any other maintenance needs, please contact us for information.

          

 

 

 

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Johnston Aircraft Service, Inc.

Tulare, California


Phone: (559) 686-1794 or (559) 686-2161
 

Fax: (559) 686-9360

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Updated September 15, 2017