New video helps aircraft
owners increase safety and reduce Annual Inspection costs
MAYNARD, MA, July 27, 2001 Approach Aviation
announced today the release of the second volume in The
Educated Owner Video Series: The Annual Inspection. The
video, The Annual Inspection, is an entertaining educational
tool which teaches viewers how an aircraft owner can manage
the maintenance of their aircraft and play a key role in the
Annual Inspection process. Whether pilots own or rent, this
video is an ideal way to learn about aircraft maintenance,
increasing safety and reducing operating costs. The first
video of its kind, The Annual Inspection initially details
the FAA's rules concerning Annual and 100 Hour inspections.
It then proceeds to instruct viewers on preparation for the
Annual Inspection, how to choose a maintenance facility, and
how owners can take part in the process. The video then follows
with a step-by-step overview of the Annual Inspection process
and what their rights and responsibilities are concerning
the discrepancies found during the inspection.
The Educated Owner Video Series is dedicated to helping
aircraft owners and pilots increase safety and reduce the
costs associated with aircraft ownership. The series provides
valuable information concerning the acquisition, management
and maintenance of general aviation aircraft, from an owner's
prospective. Volume I: Preventative Maintenance teaches viewers
how to perform legal, owner preventative maintenance on general
aviation aircraft. Volume III: Introduction to Aircraft Ownership
is currently in production and teaches all about purchasing,
inspecting and owning an aircraft. Future volumes will continue
to address all aspects of aircraft ownership, maintenance
Retail price for Volume II: The Annual Inspection is $39.95.
It can be purchased directly from Approach Aviation on their
website at www.ApproachAviation.com,
or by phone, toll-free, (877) 564-4457. The video will also
be available through select major retailers. Interested retailers
should contact Jeff Simon, President, Approach Aviation at
"The Educated Owner Video Series is a valuable resource in
the aviation education market," said Jim Melvin, Director
of Marketing for Unison Industries. "After watching this video
for the first time, most owners and pilots will have a much
better understanding of proper aircraft maintenance and management."
Unison Industries is the major sponsor of the video. Unison
is a world leader in the design and manufacture of electrical
components, sensors, and systems for aircraft, industrial,
marine and space uses. Some of Unison's products for the General
Aviation market include: Autolite® Aviation Spark Plugs,
Slick Magnetos and Harnesses, LASAR® digital engine control
and the SlickSTART Magneto Start Booster. Additional
information about Unison Industries is available at www.unisonindustries.com.
Other sponsors of the video include Lear Chemical Research
Corp., Cleveland Wheels and Brakes, Concorde Battery Corp.,
Aircraft Tool Supply, Jet Aviation and Fletcher Aviation.
Approach Aviation is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts
and is a division of SalesApproach, Inc., a leader in educational
services and training. Additional information about Approach
Aviation is available online at www.ApproachAviation.com
or (877) 564-4457.