Maintenance Matters

November 2017 Issue

AEPC Service Program: Fixed Fee MX for Pistons

Born in the jet world, the AEPC Piston Engine Service Program isnít an extended warranty. Instead, it follows the power-by-the-hour approach to reserves.

Acompany called AeroEngine Protection Corp. has been aggressively marketing a range of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance programs for piston engines. While the concept is new in the piston aircraft market, similar programs have been the norm in the jet aircraft world for years, and aircraft OEMs, used aircraft dealers, engine overhaulers and fleet operators are signing on with AEPCís programs for pistons in impressive numbers. Aircraft Bluebook has even recognized the program when publishing typical resale costs.

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