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October 30, 2023

Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings Debuts Jet Prep Pretreatment

More than Skin-Deep

Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings has introduced Jet Prep Pretreatment (CM0220P01), a chrome-free, water-based, translucent, sol-gel metal pretreatment solution designed specifically for aerospace applications. The two-component pretreatment kit provides superior adhesion and corrosion protection over aluminum substrates and pairs with aerospace-grade corrosion-protective epoxy primers and topcoat paint systems.

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McFarlane Granted FAA-PMA for Cessna Fuel Selector Valves

PMA Covers Cessna 180, 182, 190, and 195 Models

McFarlane Aviation recently received FAA-PMA approval for part number MC0311070 and MC0311070-1. This new fuel selector valve is a direct replacement for OEM part numbers 0311025, 0311070, and 0311070-1. The McFarlane fuel valve occasions an expansion of the company’s extant line of such products for numerous Cessna aircraft models, ranging from the plucky 150 series to the historic 190 family. In addition to being of superior quality, McFarlane’s Cessna Fuel Selector valves are in stock and more affordable than their OEM counterparts.

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NTSB Prelim: Ercoupe 415

The Passenger Reported That The Flight Was Airborne For About 3 To 5 Minutes

On September 13, 2023, about 1654 eastern daylight time, an Ercoupe 415-C, N2796H, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Fitzgerald, Georgia. The private pilot was fatally injured, and the passenger was seriously injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14?Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. The passenger, who held a student pilot certificate, reported he was interested in buying the airplane and had been in communication with the pilot, who told him the day before that the annual inspection was just completed and to come to the airport the next day to go flying.

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