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TIME TO SCRAP HER! To BEECH or Not to BEECH – That is the BONANZA!

Well, it came down to this inspection. We spent some extensive time looking her over, researching and reading logbooks, AD’s, etc. to *almost* making a decision.  We found 5 MAJOR issues with the Bonanza and these squawks will make or break the decision to part it out or rebuild it. What would YOU DO?   […]

June 5th 2017 Press Release: New Version of HangarSwap is LIVE!

  JUNE 5, 2017 ORLANDO, FL – The new version of HangarSwap is LIVE!  The past 9 months HangarSwap has been breaking ground in traffic with over 10,000 unique visitors each month. The timing is perfect for the endless growth on the newest online marketplace in the industry.  “We’re fully prepared to take on this […]

I Am The Product of Blood, Sweat, and 5606.

When I was a little girl, my father brought me to the airport on a daily basis. I can’t recall a time that I wasn’t at the airport (other than ballet lessons.)  Before I was 12 or 13 I didn’t mind it much, in fact, I really enjoyed being at the airport.  But after I […]

Recovering a Piper Arrow from the Florida Keys

Our friend Tony from Antique Air down in the Keys gave a call and said he had an airplane we needed to move and sell. So, like any good salvage company we loaded everything up, hooked up the trailer, and headed to the beautiful keys. Usually when people go to the Keys they are on […]

Came across this…Photography and Aviation Related

I couldn’t resist but to share this photographer with you all.  The pictures that drew me to him were these:       Check out his work. www.kerstenbeck.com If anyone has any other suggestions or submissions of their own artwork, I’d like to compile a calendar for 2014 of them!  Send them to fastaviationfl@gmail.com   […]

Opening the Crate of Awesomeness!

By far, one of the COOLEST crates that have ever arrived at our shop showed up the other day.  Instead of telling you what was under the amazing piece of wood, I’ll show you.   I’ll give you a hint:  BEECHCRAFT   This box hasn’t been open, ever!  We were the first ones to open […]

Pulling a Bee out of the Woods

Usually, we pull up to a hangar and load an airplane up in the hot sun.  But this time, it was a little different.  Over 50 years ago, this airplane was disassembled and put out back with the intent to restore her.  During those 50 years, houses, trees, and even a septic system was built […]