Beech 18 Aircraft Inspection and X-RAY

General Beech 18 Average Maintenance Hours

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Basic labor hours listed below for removal and installation of spar strap. Any required repairs noted at time of removal will be charged additional time and material. Call or email us for detailed pricing information on inspection, x-ray technician cost, and current hourly shop rates.

 
Average Time for Removal & Replacement of Spar Strap
   
Type Average Time

Conventional Gear

 

Hamilton

50 hours

Aero Con

45 hours

Dee Howard Modified

60 hours

Dee Howard Unmodified

80 hours

Aero Space

50 hours
   

Tri Gear

 

Hamilton

55 hours

Aero Con

50 hours

Dee Howard Modified

65 hours

Dee Howard Unmodified

85 hours

Aero Space

55 hours
   
   

General Beech 18 Average Maintenance Hours

Service Average Time
   

Annual

 

Engine change A through H

60 hours

A. R&R Prop

96 hours

B. Engine removal - Tear down & Build up

40 hours

C. R&R Engine – including control hook-ups & rigging

20 hours

D. Make new fuel/oil hoses (#4 thru #8) 10 thru 16 are sublet

8 hours

E. Clean & inspect dish pan, baffles, engine mount & firewall

8 hours

F. Install new lord mounts

2 hours

G. Install new dish pan seals

12 hours

H. R&R Oil Tank – Clean, leak-test & Paint

16 hours

I. R&R Hose behind fire wall

8 hours
All above items needing repairs will be additional time and material.
   

R&R Oil Coolers

2 hours (each)

Cleveland Brake Conversion

30 hours

Metalize Flap – Labor & primer only

35 hours

Metalize Rudder – Labor & primer only

30 hours

Metalize Elevator – Labor & primer only

60 hours

Metalize Elevator – Labor & primer only

30 hours

Tanis Heater Kit (per engine)

16 hours

Maule door mod per door (Est. materials $80)

8  hours