Airplane maintenance is an "adventure" all by itself. Since buying
N4184R, it has had some serious upgrades, including:
|a brand-new interior, with flame-retardent, washable, imitation
leather. I'm very satisfied with the quality of the
interior work, which was done by Buchanan
Aviation, Concord, CA. However, Mike Oakes, the owner, also
promised me a "field upgrade" or STC "club seating"
conversion as part of the negotiated deal, and then failed to deliver it.|
"annual" (the first as an owned plane after ten years or
so of being a rental), which included:
The avionics panel was designed and installed by ASB
Avionics; I'm happy with the quality of their work, though they managed to
stretch the time out a bit with "emergency" work on other planes.
Here are some "before", "during",
and "after" pictures of the avionics