Thu, Apr 09, 2009
"Fly-Thru" Service Puts Customers In Re-engined Jets
Sierra Industries announced this week a unique new program that
takes business jet maintenance to a higher level. Modeled after the
type of service provided by premium automotive service centers,
Sierra's new program provides a free loaner aircraft during
While customers have their Cessna Citation aircraft serviced,
Sierra's "Fly-Thru" maintenance program provides them with a
comparable aircraft -- perhaps even one of Sierra's re-engined FJ44
models -- to keep them on the move while they service their planes.
The program is available with any Phase inspection or other
significant maintenance event performed at Sierra's facility in
"It's about time. Specifically, your time," the company writes.
"Your ownership of a business aircraft demonstrates the high value
of your time, and Sierra wants to help you maximize it. When your
aircraft is out of service for a few days or weeks having routine
maintenance or repairs performed, there's no longer any reason you
have to be grounded, too.
"Let Sierra help you stay on the move during your next
The company readily admits an ulterior motive for offering the
loaner-jet program. "Of course, after flying a Sierra Stallion or
Super II for a little while, you may not want to give it back,"
Sierra notes. "We'd be happy to discuss that, too."
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