Hail Damage: Not Always Cosmetic

Even if it is, expect a sizable ding to resale value for damage left unrepaired. Structural repairs and paint work drive the labor effort.

Hail-damaged aircraft are what salvage deals are made of. If you’ve dealt with hail damage as I did with my Grumman after an isolated thunderstorm peppered it on a transient ramp in Wisconsin, you know it can be ugly. Shredded fabric, trashed windshields and gaping holes in the skin are an expensive reality.  But minor […]
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