AMT Day Luncheon at Banyan

By |2016-10-14T18:11:01+00:00May 24th, 2013|Avionics, MRO|

Banyan celebrated its 8th annual AMT Day on Friday, May 24, 2013.  This annual event pays tribute to Charles E. Taylor, the first Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT), who built Orville and Wilbur Wright’s engine.  It is also a day that Banyan uses to honor its Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, Avionics Team and Parts team for their [...]

Smoke In The Cockpit

By |2016-10-14T18:11:01+00:00April 15th, 2013|Avionics, MRO|

Watching a smoke in the cockpit demonstration at Banyan Air Service where a mock cockpit is quickly consumed with smoke sent a chill down my spine. My first thought went to when I was 16 years old and an electrical fire behind the dashboard of my car instantly filled the car with smoke. I could [...]

Where do you buy your aircraft parts?

By |2016-10-14T18:11:01+00:00January 31st, 2013|MRO|

The Parts Solutions team at Banyan can locate almost any part, for any aircraft, at the most competitive prices. Are you purchasing from reputable, reliable sources? Does your current supplier provide traceability and warranty? Can your suppliers manage your requests in a timely manner? If you purchase aircraft parts and components you know [...]

Banyan Named EVAS Sales and Service Center

By |2017-06-21T19:03:13+00:00January 18th, 2013|Avionics, MRO|

Banyan's Alvie Barron prepares to experience the EVAS simulator which is now in Banyan's lobby and ready for demonstrations. Banyan Air Service and VisionSafe have entered into an agreement,  naming Banyan an Emergency Vision Assurance System (EVAS) Sales and Service Center for the Southeast United States. EVAS is an FAA tested and certified [...]

Maintenance Update – Raisbeck

By |2016-10-14T18:11:03+00:00January 4th, 2013|MRO|

Thanks to our friends at Raisbeck Engineering for providing two King Air models and a Crown Wing Locker display for our lobby. Pilots and passengers enjoy looking at the display and seeing the extra room the lockers provide for storing luggage, business cargo and sports equipment. Raisebeck Crown Lockers are available for the entire Beechcraft [...]

Lear 31A Modifications

By |2016-10-14T18:11:03+00:00October 31st, 2012|MRO|

Recently the Banyan maintenance team completed a ZR LITE Performance System and added Raisbeck Aft Fuselage Lockers on a Lear 31A.   The ZR Lite Performance System enables the aircraft to fly higher, faster and farther, while consistently saving 5-14% in fuel. The main element of this modification is a re-contoured trailing edge [...]

Paul Baran Named AMT Society Member of the Month

By |2016-10-14T18:11:05+00:00August 31st, 2012|MRO|

Paul Baran grew up in Adams, MA, and graduated from Charles H. McCann Vocational Technical High School in North Adams, MA, with a diploma in machine technology (machinist) in June 1970. He enrolled and received his A&P license in September 1973 from East Coast Aero Tech (ECAT). His first job was for a [...]

Banyan Now Services Challengers

By |2017-06-16T19:26:05+00:00June 20th, 2012|MRO|

We have added the Bombardier Challenger CL-601-1A/3A/3R and CL-604 to our FAA Part 145 Repair Station, as well as, to our EASA certification and Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela approvals. Our capabilities for the Challenger include all Chapter V and Time Life Inspections, comprehensive maintenance tracking, structural modifications and repairs, non-destructive testing, aircraft weighing, and paint/interior [...]

Dual Aft Body Strakes

By |2016-10-14T18:11:09+00:00February 21st, 2012|MRO|

If you take the total number of systems sold as an indicator of popularity, Raisbeck’s Dual Aft Body Strakes are the most popular performance system in the Raisbeck arsenal for making a great airplane—Beechcraft’s King Air—even better. INCLUDING OEM SALES of systems installed on new King Airs coming off the Wichita production line, the three [...]

Maintenance Tracking

By |2016-10-14T18:11:09+00:00January 30th, 2012|MRO|

Banyan Air Service is pleased to provide maintenance tracking assistance for our customers. A computerized  Maintenance tracking program can provide excellent value to owners and operators of aircraft in many ways. It allows operators to more accurately budget maintenance expenses and schedule maintenance down time around their flight schedules. It also allows them to view a snapshot of the status [...]

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