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King Airs and Citation Jets

Over the past couple of years, we have seen a growing trend of business aircraft owners, especially in the agriculture industry, replacing their old, reliable Beechcraft King Air turboprop airplanes with Cessna Citation business jets.  Advancetech has seen this first hand with a
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Advancetech – Your Blackhawk Engine Modifications Center

What to do ???  Your Beechcraft King Air engines are getting close to overhaul and you realize there are a many options available to you…too many to make a decision without professional guidance.  Although Advancetech has walked many a customer hand in hand down the engine
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Well we made it through our first trade show, and am glad to say we had a blast doing it !!!  The hours spent putting together brochures, line cards, entry forms for our P.F. Chang’s gift card drawings (more on that later), not to mention swag were well worth it.  Although
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AOPA Fly-In and more…

The Salinas Municipal Airport will be hosting one of five AOPA Fly-Ins this year, and the only one on the west coast.  The date of the fly-in is Saturday, May 16, 2015 and will run all day until 4:00pm.  There will be exhibits, seminars, static displays…basically something
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Thoughts on inspection flat rates…

It’s been a few months since my last blog, and we are in the deep throes of the dog days of summer.  Today, I want to touch on a subject which most Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Citation owners and operators feel is fairly important to them…their pocketbooks !! Over
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Is it summer already ?

I hear it’s going to be in the mid 80’s here in Central California this weekend.  A few of my customers who are heading to Yuma, AZ next week will find the temperature topping 100 degrees.  If I didn’t know otherwise, I would think we were right in the middle of
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Aircraft Prepurchase Inspections

So you’re thinking about purchasing an aircraft.  You’ll soon discover that purchasing an airplane can be a more arduous process than buying your first home.  In fact, there are a lot of similarities…you want to make sure you are getting the most value for the
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The Little Extras Make A Difference

How many of us remember what the words “full service” meant when you pulled up to the gas pumps?  I’m sure even many of us still remember the Texaco man and the jingle, “you can trust your car to the man who wears the star…”.  Although the full
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Pneumatic Deice Boots

Winter is here.  Although not officially until December 21 this year, any of you who get up in the early mornings to walk your dog or get your morning newspaper, know that it is becoming bone chilling cold in the mornings. In the world of airplanes and aircraft maintenance,
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