As the price of flying our airplanes continues
to increase, it becomes increasingly important for us to implement cost
reduction measures in much the same way as we do in our businesses to remain
viable. Finding lower cost suppliers for the consumable commodities that we
purchase just makes good CSOB sense!
This page will be devoted to highlighting
sources of low priced aviation oil, certified for use in our piston engine
aircraft. Typically, the shipping costs of a case of oil really bumps the price
of the product up significantly. Many CSOBs have found local sources throughout
the country that offer attractive pricing without the shipping costs!
Are you still tossing the keys to the
maintenance shop for your Bonanza, Baron or Travel Air oil changes? Paying
$X00.00 for an oil change for $70 - $80 worth of stuff per engine? How's that working out for your flying budget?
A fellow might be able to buy 25 gallons of 100LL for the incremental cost of a
maintenance shop oil change, but what the heck do I know?
The FARs allow owners to perform the oil
change maintenance item. Click HERE for a narrative
on how you might get started.