January 2007 Issue
Cylinder Overhauls: Are They Worth It?
In a market dominated by intense competition in new cylinders, overhauled jugs still make sense in some cases. Here’s how to make the call.
Thirty years ago, when every other airport of any size had a field overhaul shop, runout cylinder cores were money in the bank. Every shop had a shed full of prized cores and most maintained a lively and profitable business in refurbishing jugs for use in engine overhauls.
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