Exciting News!!

UPDATE:
We hope you all enjoyed the series “Airshow”!! If you missed it, you can check out the whole series on the Discovery Canada website: www.discovery.ca/Shows/Airshow

The series has aired in Canada, the UK the Middle-east, and South Africa so far! Don’t miss it!

Ray and Donna have been selected to be part of a new Discovery Channel series called Airshow. From the makers of Highway Through Hell, Air Show will follow Ray and Donna all around North America to give you a inside look at what air bossing is all about. Unveiled at the International Council of Air Shows, new documentary series produced by Great Pacific Television will be airing on Discovery Channel. The show will be premiering in January 2015!!! Check back for more information.

Instituto Aeronáutico Centroamericano

Ray Firkus and Donna Flynn of Firkus Aircraft/Showline Airshow Services were in Costa Rica for the countries first airshow at Puntarenas. Because of logistical glitches they and Michelle Neiforth of Super Dave Airshows were without a ride between the airport of Tobias Bolanos and the resort where the aircraft were staging from, Tambor. Daniel Campos, CFI for the flying school, IACA, came to their rescue.

IACA, the Instituto Aeronáutico Centroamericano is both a flying school and charter company based at Tobias Bolanos which is only a few miles from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, one of the main airports in Costa Rica. Continue reading

Safety Is Our Mission

Firkus Aircraft Inc is a Transport Canada approved maintenance organization servicing fixed wing aircraft. We work on everything from gliders to King Air aircraft. Team Firkus provides day-to-day line maintenance and annuals for both private and commercially registered aircraft.

We specialize in aircraft importation, glider repairs, and sheet metal structure repairs for both North American and European built aircraft. We also provide composite structural repairs and aircraft recovery services. Continue reading

Sales & Parts

Aircraft – For Sale:

PA31-310 Navajo

  • TTSN 10308
  • Left Engine – SMOH Zero
  • Right Engine – SMOH 900
  • Both Propellers – SMOH Zero

Aircraft – Parting Out:

  • PA 23-250 Aztec (6 Place)
  • PA 28-140 Cherokee

Parts – For Sale:

  • Lycoming Engine
    Model : 10-540S1A5 MM
    35 Hours SMOH
  • Lycoming Engine
    Model : 10-540S1A5 MM
    938 Hours SMOH (35 Hours Since Top Overhaul)
  • PA 23-250 Aztec Tip Tanks
    by MET-CO-AIRE STC 1480 W.E.
  • Lycoming O540 A1D5
    TSOH 808.8
  • Hartzel HCA2MVK-2 Propeller
    TTSN 94.3
  • O & N Auxiliary Fuel Tank – 18.5 gallons STC
    SA 615NE
  • Piper Chieftain PA31-350
    Lower Left Cowl (New Surplus)

Avionics

  • KI525A
  • KI209
  • KMA24
  • PMA6000M-C
  • PMA4000
  • GNS430
  • GI106A

MX2 UPDATE

June 20, 2012: THE MX2 PAINT IS FINISHED!

Following months of paint preparation, decal application, painting and polishing, C-FMYA is finally complete. Dave Mathieson flew during the Olympic Air Show at Olympia, Washington to a crowd of happy air show enthusiasts. We look forward to seeing more of Super Dave and the awesome MX2. Way to go Dave!

MX2

Many exciting projects are taking place at Firkus Aircraft. Team Firkus is currently completing a full import and custom painting on an aerobatic aircraft owned by Dave Mathieson. The MX2 is only a few days from completion. This amazing advanced aerobatic aircraft has the incredible roll rate of 500 degrees per second and is powered by a 380HP motor giving it a top speed of 300 MPH. Visit us again soon for some pictures of the finished product!