Many pilots only consider expenses that immediately come out of their pockets as direct costs to flying. But the real operating cost for an airplane includes more than fuel and oil. Continue reading “What’s the Real Flying Cost for a Cirrus Airplane?”
Month: November 2015
Variable Direct Cost of Flying – A List
In a shared ownership it’s important to know your variable direct cost for flying an airplane, which includes more than fuel and oil. You’ll want to match variable expense with each member’s hourly usage, but fixed expenses would be shared equally between members regardless of hours flown.
Here’s a top ten list of variable direct cost that we reviewed over the past several weeks. The list is based on actual work orders from authorized service centers.
Spark Plug Life, Cost of Ownership Cirrus SR22
How long should a replacement set of spark plugs last on a Cirrus SR22? I contacted two authorized service centers and asked that question. Continue reading “Spark Plug Life, Cost of Ownership Cirrus SR22”
Spark Plugs, Cost of Ownership Cirrus SR22
How much do replacement spark plugs cost for a Cirrus SR22? Continue reading “Spark Plugs, Cost of Ownership Cirrus SR22”