Starter Overhaul, Cost of Ownership Cirrus SR22

We had the starter adapter on our Cirrus SR22-G3 overhauled. Our service center recommended using Quality Aircraft Accessories, Inc to overhaul our existing starter adapter. To speed up the repair, we used express overnight shipping. Here’s cost detail from our Work Order at an authorized service center.

What’s the cost for Starter Adapter Overhaul on a Cirrus SR22?

Description Hours Labor Amount
Starter overhaul – 3rd party labor 1,314
Express shipping 219
Labor remove & reinstall 3.76 $90.00 338
Total $1,871

The starter adapter is a direct variable cost of flying that wears down with usage, just like mags, tires and brakes. Your starter will only deliver a limited number of starts until it begins to show signs of failing.  In a shared ownership, you should allocate a reasonable cost in the hourly rate for starter overhaul or replacement.

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