September 2016 Issue
Aircraft Breakdown Assistance: Help Away From Home
Sporty’s new Breakdown Assistance Program gets you going again when your airplane breaks and it’s a long way home.
If you’re a member of Sporty’s new Breakdown Assistance Program (BAP), no matter what time of the day or night it is, you pull your membership card out of the glove box, call the phone number on it and provide your membership information. Within 15 minutes—current average wait time is five minutes—you’ll get a call from a person who is an A&P and IA, is looking at the file on your airplane and will start the process of troubleshooting the problem and getting you on your way. From our perspective, it’s a 24/7 AAA service for general aviation.
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