Aircraft Maintenance Services

Are you in need of expert aircraft maintenance services for your aircraft? Look no further than San Carlos Flight Center Maintenance. Our experienced team of A&P mechanics and IAs are equipped to handle all of your aircraft maintenance needs, from annual inspections and 100 hour inspections to oil changes, AD compliance, and aircraft discrepancies.

We understand the importance of keeping your aircraft in top condition and we offer a wide range of services to ensure that your aircraft is always ready to take to the skies. Our team has the experience and knowledge to work on many makes and models of light aircraft, ensuring that your aircraft is always in the best possible condition.

Don’t take any chances with your aircraft’s maintenance, trust the experts at San Carlos Flight Center Maintenance to keep your aircraft safe and reliable. Contact us today to schedule your next aircraft service.

Services We Offer

Annual inspection

Stay compliant with the regulations of §91.409 by scheduling an annual inspection at our aircraft maintenance shop. Our skilled mechanics will remove all inspection panels to provide a comprehensive examination of your aircraft. Any discrepancies found will be clearly explained and a plan for repair will be discussed with you. We’ll also check all ADs and complete the ELT inspection for your peace of mind. Trust us to keep your aircraft in top condition. Contact us today to schedule your annual inspection.

Pilots who want to earn their instrument rating typically begin working on it after earning their private pilot certificate. 

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50 Hour Inspection / Oil Change

Maintaining the health of your aircraft’s engine is crucial, and regular oil changes play a big role in that. While oil change intervals may vary by manufacturer, it’s often recommended to change your oil every 50 hours.

At SCFC, we go above and beyond in our 50 hour inspections. Not only will we change your oil and oil filter, but we’ll also clean and test your spark plugs, perform a general inspection of the airframe and engine, and send an oil sample to a lab for analysis to ensure that no metal or other contaminants are present. This way, you can be sure that any hidden issues are addressed before your next major inspection.

Don’t wait until it’s too late, schedule your 50 hour inspection with SCFC today and ensure that your aircraft engine is running at its best.

100 Hour Inspections

Whether you operate your aircraft for hire or not, regular 100 hour inspections can provide many benefits. At SCFC, our mechanics will remove all inspection panels for a comprehensive view of all the airplane’s components, as well as perform necessary servicing. The engine will undergo a thorough inspection and any issues will be discussed with you to create a repair plan. We’ll also verify and comply with all ADs, to ensure your aircraft is always up to date with the regulations.

If your plane is frequently flown, scheduling a 100 hour inspection in between annuals can help catch issues early and keep you and your passengers safe. Don’t wait until it’s too late, schedule a 100 hour inspection with us today and ensure that your aircraft is always in top condition.

AD Compliance

Ensuring compliance with Airworthiness Directives (ADs) is an important aspect of maintaining the safety and reliability of your aircraft. At SCFC, we perform AD compliance on a wide range of makes and models of aircraft.

From inspecting and servicing fuel injector lines and seat rails, to replacing paper air filters, our team of experienced mechanics are equipped to handle all of your AD compliance needs. We understand the importance of keeping your aircraft in top condition, and that’s why we stay up-to-date with the latest ADs issued by the FAA and take the necessary steps to ensure that your aircraft is always in compliance.

Don’t take any chances with your aircraft’s safety and compliance, trust the experts at our maintenance shop to keep your aircraft up-to-date with all necessary ADs. Contact us today to schedule a service and ensure compliance with ADs on your aircraft.

Aircraft Squawks and Discrepancies

At SCFC, we have the expertise and resources to handle all types of aircraft discrepancies. Whether you’re experiencing an issue that needs troubleshooting or a broken component that needs replacing, our team of experienced mechanics can help you get your aircraft back to top condition.

We understand that not all discrepancies can be handled in-house, which is why we have established partnerships with other local shops that specialize in propellers, engines, avionics, and more. This allows us to provide comprehensive service and ensure that any issues with your aircraft are addressed promptly and effectively.

Don’t let aircraft discrepancies keep you on the ground, trust the experts at SCFC to handle all of your aircraft maintenance needs. Contact us today to schedule service and get your aircraft back in the air.

Maintenance Hours

Monday 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Maintenance Contact Information

Parking Information

Visiting us to get work done on your aircraft? Our hangars are located on the southwest side of the airport. Simply ask the tower for directions to “Flight Center Maintenance” and you’ll be directed to Hangar 13, where you’ll find a large sign for San Carlos Flight Center Maintenance. Feel free to park in any of the blue-painted tie-down spaces. If you’re based at San Carlos, let us know and we’ll take care of towing your aircraft to our hangars for you.