Entries by Audrey

The Pilots and Planes of Double M Aviation: Cessna 414

Flying for Fun At Double M, we enjoy hearing from our customers about what makes general aviation special to them. We recently sat down with Tom Dillon, the owner and pilot of a Cessna 414 that we have maintained since 2017. We wanted to know how he got started in aviation, what he enjoys most, and […]

Don’t Buy Without A PPI

This may seem like common sense, but we’ll say it anyway.  Never purchase an aircraft without having a pre-purchase inspection (PPI) performed.  Would you purchase a car, or a home, without an inspection? We’d bet not. At Double M Aviation, we specialize in aircraft inspections, as well as maintenance and repairs, and our aviation maintenance […]

The Nuts and Bolts of Annual Inspections

As an aircraft owner, you know how seriously the FAA takes airworthiness…and for good reason.  As summarized on the AOPA website, FAA regulation states, “The pilot in command of a civil aircraft is responsible for determining whether that aircraft is in condition for safe flight. The pilot in command shall discontinue the flight when unairworthy […]

ABS Discontinues Center of Excellence Program

Over the past five years, we have diligently worked to make aviation practical, accessible, and most importantly, safe for all of our customers. Our team is not only a reliable resource for aviation maintenance, but proudly operates a center that provides superior service. Since 2017, our facility has been an American Bonanza Society (ABS) Center […]

Reaching for the Sky: A recap of SUN ‘n FUN 2019

For the past three years, Double M Aviation has helped high school and college students interested in aviation reach for the sky – literally. This year was no different as Double M helped goals and dreams take off through its annual hangar party and raffle held during the SUN ‘n FUN International Expo & Fly-In. […]

Pilots N Paws

Every year in the United States, 8 million dogs and cats enter shelters and more than half won’t make it out alive. An unspayed female cat, her mate and all of their offspring, producing 2 litters per years, with 2.8 surviving kittens per year can total 11,606,077 cats in 9 years. Source: Spay USA. An […]

Top 5 Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is approaching and the hunt for gifts has begun! We want our fathers to feel appreciate for everything that they do. If your pops is a big aviation enthusiast than these are the top 5 gifts for him. All these gifts can be used on the aircraft or anywhere else your dad wishes […]

Electroair Electronic Ignition System Install

  This week at Double M Aviation we installed one of the newest technological advances for general aviation aircraft! This Piper Arrow is the proud new owner of an electronic ignition system (EIS). Electroair is a company that focuses on electronic ignitions (EIS) for general aviation aircraft. For our readers that aren’t familiar with how […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Honoring Our Female Aviators Today we will be giving a shout-out to Margaret Phelan Taylor. She is a mother, wife, teacher, and pilot. During WWII following the attack on Pearl Harbor, there was a great shortage for pilots in 1942. The military began developing a resolution for this issue by training women as pilots. This […]

Top 5 Unique Gifts For Pilots

Pilots are unique, and your pilot is even more special! This list of the Top 5 unique gifts for pilots includes the things they need, and the things that will make any pilot smile. These perfect gifts will allow them to enjoy the sensation of being a pilot both in the air and on the ground.   Garmin […]