Is there a Maaco of airplane painting?

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  1. Supercop0184

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    Please send me the info - thanks.
     
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    There's really very little about a paint job that has to be done by an A&P. A pilot can do almost all of it legally under preventative maintenance (see FAR 43, Appendix A, (c)(9)), and literally anyone working under an A&P's "supervision" can do all of it. In the end, the only thing the A&P must do himself or herself is inspect it and sign it off.

    It would be prudent for the A&P to be more involved than that, of course. But it would be legal for the A&P to hire some kids who just finished their spray-painting courses at the local BOCES, give them a bit of aircraft-specific training, and have them do the whole job right up to the final inspection and sign-off. And they might even do a good job.

    Rich
     
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    re read this from start to here.
    I am glad I have my Grumman now.
     
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    Man, for a second there, I thought you had found a clean(ish) Tiger. I have been looking for years for a nice 1979 Tiger with no luck. Only junk or pimpmobiles...
     
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    It's funny how a request to find an inexpensive paint job turned into an Inquisition about Bryan's plans and multiple posts that asserted he really didn't want to do what he had planned.

    The contributors offered what they would do, since their plans for his future were much better than Bryan's.

    Somehow he survived the purchase of the Grumman. :confused:
     
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    The question I have is about Andrew. A 182 has enough seats for his wife and three kids, if he isn't going too. Or does he plan in riding in the same plane? :p
     
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    Heck, we all fit in it now, but not for much longer.
     
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    Darned kids keep growing, don't they? :D
     
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    Cheap paint job equals nightmare. The guy either will do a horrible job, not finish, or it will start peeling off soon after.
     
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    Because the wrong paint stripper can weaken the glue that holds the wing to the fuselage...
     
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    Supercop:

    Did you ever find a good, reasonably priced painter for your plane?

    I am in NW North Carolina, and on the search.

    Thanks!