Sky Adventures, Inc. of
North Central Florida
Toll free 888 887-5625
Cell 352 318-5625 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to the Green Sky Engine Packing page.
One of the most challenging aspects of selecting Our Specialized
Rotax Aircraft Engine Service instead of a local technician is getting
your engine to us, safely and economically. Below are some ideas on packaging
for UPS or other shipping.
There are at least a couple of approaches to container selection.
The large, light-weight container with lots of internal packing
The heavier compact container with structural integrity that secures the
Either way can work.
A problem, with large light containers is they generally become very
bulky by the time they are big enough to contain sufficient internal packing.
Bulky packaging probably has little disadvantage in mechanized handling,
but ultimately, it is moved by human hands. This is where it may be subject
to abuse, either accidental, or intentional. This container is generally
considered "single use".. Meaning, you start with a brand new heavyweight
cardboard box. If there is damage and a UPS inspector observes an obviously
used container they will most likely reject a claim.
Obviously, we prefer the heavier compact container.
It is your best shot of getting an engine shipped safely.
Less is better. There are some accessories and parts on your engine
that may not require service at the same interval, or that may be shipped
separately. (nobody ever said you have to send the whole thing in one box.)
Are you, or your local mechanic capable of removing and reinstalling such
Our thoughts here, are not the end all to engine shipping, but they
are based on twenty years experience in that endeavor.
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