2 weeks ago
Gene Mullen, she is dry with great oil pressure. A few more runs and she will head your way. ... See MoreSee Less
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They do this when they're in the nose of a flying airplane. 2.2 hours in paradise this morning, we're on our way to another 120 flying hour year. Thank you for an outstanding product.
Oh boy!!!! Can’t wait 😀🤗🤙
Blast from the past. Just a little history to share from 1963. ... See MoreSee Less
$550 (plus parts) for a FACTORY overhaul?? Dang, things have changed...
Gas was .11c/gal
This is a close family member of ours at Airworx. We are trying to help her as much as possible during this difficult time she faces. If you are able and willing to help, please do. Thank you from the staff at Airworx. ... See MoreSee Less
Heather's Transplant Recovery organized by Sabrina Crutchfield
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N6620M super Stinson ready to take to the air. Franklin 180 with McCauley 2A34C201. Been a long time coming. ... See MoreSee Less
Same setup as my 108-2. Its definitely a great combination!
longer than dc's rebuild ?
3 weeks ago
Usually when you get a letter from the FAA it’s not a good thing. Today we received a good letter. This is now the formal stages of obtaining or FAA CRS. Once completed, we will be the only Repair Station with Franklin Aircraft Engines on our approval list. ... See MoreSee Less
Long live Franklins
The first shop ever since the Franklin Factory closed in 1975 to have any positive futures for Franklin.
Job well done.
Congratulations! I know that's the result of a lot of hard work. Very happy for you and your team there.
Outstanding! Congratulations to you and the entire Airxorx team, Chris.
I guess I am late to the game
What got approved?
Well done and well deserved.
Congratulations to you & the team
I always thought Pete rose should be in the Hall of Fame!
Awsome, and Congratulations !
Well done. That’s not a small task.
Thats great news
I guess I thought you had it already. Pretty cool
Congrats, Chris. Very cool.
Thanks from all of us
Well, alrighty now!
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4 weeks ago
Another Franklin 165 being assembled after the meticulous machining at Airworx. ... See MoreSee Less
The Stinson community should appreciate the blessing it is to have shops that dedicate themselves to excellence in Franklin service. They make ownership viable.
Damn that looks good!! Nice work Chris and crew!
They run like this when they're done.
Position AvailableJob Title: Manual Machinist - General�Location: 7139 Jimmy Sellers Rd. Brewton, Al.�Salary: $14-$17/hour, based on experience�Summary of duties and minimum qualifications:Duties: The successful candidate will utilize general machining skills to make FAA approved repairs to crankcases, aircraft cylinders, and other reciprocating engine parts. Our machinists work in a bright, clean, climate-controlled environment along with other experienced professionals. Required Qualifications: • 5- 10 years’ machine shop experience in either automotive or aerospace • Piston engine cylinder, crank case, and other internal steel parts • Manual bridgeport, Berco line boring, sunnen, serdi, and Kwik way experience. • Manual milling machine and lathe work to within 0.0002 inch tolerance ◦ Grinding surfaces to finish size. ◦ Proficiency with the use micrometers, calipers and other precision measuring devices • Excellent reading comprehension and math skills.Preferred Qualifications: • A&P license and/or continuing education • Experience with NDT procedures, magnetic particle, ultrasonic • Familiar with aerospace quality control proceduresMust Have: • Excellent work history and on-time performance • Impeccable interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally • Professional appearance with mature temper-free demeanor • Must pass DOT drug test • Must be flexible - willing to work multiple functions and as part of a team ... See MoreSee Less
1 month ago
Why is it so expensive to get an aircraft engine case overhaul done you ask? It takes a tremendous amount of time, special equipment and attention to detail in order to make the case as good as new. The crankshaft might be the back bone but the case is its home. ... See MoreSee Less
"I don't charge by the hour it took me to machine this part, I charge by the years of experience it took me to become efficient and accurate"
Are cases X-rayed for stress cracks .just wandering if that's a requirement.
2 months ago
A nice walk around of the 220 Franklin we are just about ready to run. ... See MoreSee Less
Is all baffle like that for that engine??? If not does it provide better cooling
Split baffle, belt driven alternator? What is this going in? Unique oil fill and pan.
It looks like a jeweled watch. I can't wait to see the video of the test stand run.
6A-350 Franklin being assembled after everything was machined in-house at Airworx. All parts were custom fit to provide the minimum clearances allowed in the overhaul manual for a safe, long lasting, smooth, powerful Airworx overhauled engine. ... See MoreSee Less
I have a 6A-350 in my plane. What is the average overhaul cost for this motor?
what kind of pait is that on the engine case ? would like to paint my vw aero engine . Thanks
How about that... I'm a "TOP FAN" all of a sudden! 🙂
Yes and those blue accessory case gaskets are purely seductive!
That's just airplane porn, pure and simple..
OVERHAULING Aircraft Crankshafts - How its done Airworx ... See MoreSee Less
Shared! Some awesome quality work there.
What’s the maximum you can take off a crankshaft before it becomes unusable?
This is one of Airworx customers 2 cylinder Franklin powered aircraft. We just built him 2 highly modified cylinders to replace the originals that he sent me. ... See MoreSee Less
Now that’s flying! Great job!
What is it???
PSAAirworx LLC has teamed up with a freight carrier to provide our customers with deep discounts while shipping engines and components to us for repair. We try to save you money while providing you top of the line quality at Airworx. ... See MoreSee Less
Sounds like there is a plan coming together.
Hope that includes the UK !! 👍
Crankshafts for Franklin and Lycoming engines are racked and headed to our nitriding vendor. ... See MoreSee Less
Metal-Tec in Mobile Al.
Who do you use for your nitriding vendor if you dont mind me asking?
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