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Insurance Repairs

Skycraft work closely with most of the major Insurance companies should you ever require insurance works completing to your aircraft and or engine.

Have a look at G-CBUG & G-OKAY below. These are just two examples of repair work that has been carried out by us.
G-CBUG - Tecnam Echo - Crash Repair

Skycraft recovered G-CBUG from the crash site and transported back to the Skycraft workshops where the repair work was completed.
Removed Rotax 912UL engine and shock load test.
Replaced firewall, Port side skins, Fuselage belly skin, Nose leg, Longerons, wing tip, large section of wing leading edge and engine cowls.
Refit all undamaged parts removed for access.
Refinish where required.
Refit engine, new prop and finish.
Re-rig, weight and balance and test run.

All works completed in house to our usual high standard.
G-OKAY- Pitts S-1E

G-OKAY had suffered a nose over landing resulting in damage to the top mainplane, starboard interplane strut, fin, rudder, port main gear, propeller, wheel spats, nose cone and engine shock load.
Skycraft collected from the storage hangar and returned to the workshops where the following was completed.
Removed Lycoming 0-360 engine for shock load test and overhaul.
Remove all fabric and full inspected airframe and wings.
Manufactured new fin structure, rudder assembly from stock steels.
Repaired starboard interplane strut, 4 new streamline section vertical and diagonal tubes welded to original uppers and lowers.
New streamline bracing tube welded into main port side gear leg.
Installed new radio.
Refit engine, new prop and spinner.
Re-rig, weight and balance and test run.
This aircraft was a joy to fly, having received a full overhaul, repairs to damage and fully recovered, it required very little tweaking out of the box.