Avstar Aircraft of Washington, Inc.

10415 172nd St. E., Hangar A1
Puyallup, WA  98374
office (253)770-9964
or (253)770-0120
email:  avstarair@att.net

Photo Gallery

Here are a few of our projects, customer airplanes and interesting things we have found. 

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AVSTAR's shop full of airplanes

If they don't have a V-tail, then I guess they don't need any tail....!

Landing Gear Inspection

Mike finishes the landing gear portion of a pre-purchase inspection on the road.

A 206 is ready for pickup after repairs.

A Cessna 206 that had her cargo door pop open in flight is ready to be picked up. 

1946 Piper J3C65

1946 Piper J3C65.

A J35 after repairs from a birdstrike.

Beech Bonanza ready to fly after a bird strike.

1971 Cessna 177RG

1971 Cessna 177RG Cardinal.

Happy customer ready to fly with a newly upgraded engine and EDM-930.

A very happy customer ready to fly with his newly upgraded engine and new EDM-930.

Beech A35 Bonanza

Sometimes we just have to go get them.

2002 Beechcraft Baron 58

2002 Baron 58.

A P-Baron fuselage ready to leave after repairs.

Sometimes they get trucked out, also. (See project Part 1 and Part 2.)

1999 Mooney M20M

1999 Mooney M20M, after hail repair.

Debonair with her new Nav antennas.

This Beech Debonair is showing off her newly installed Nav antennas.

1966 Beech V35

1966 Beech V35, all control surfaces repaired.

Local man wins Bronze Biplane at Reno in 2004

Local man wins Bronze Biplane at Reno, 2004.

H35 Bonanza all spruced up!

A Beech H35 Bonanza all spruced up.

1969 Beech V35A

1969 Beech V35A, right wing skins replaced.

Speed brakes deployed.

Beech Bonanza speed brakes may not look imposing, but they get the job done!

Debonair elevator repair

Beech Debonair elevator repair.

Polished Twin Bonanza's new windows.

Polished twin Bonanza with new windows and speed slope windshield.

1961 N35 Beech Bonanza

1961 Beech N35 Bonanza, new side windows.

Wing Tip Tanks for a Debonair.

New wing tip tanks for a Beech Debonair.

Beech Twin Bonanza and Skipper

Big or small, we work on them all!

New windshield and panel spruce up for a J35 Bonanza.

This Beech J35 Bonanza received a new windshield and the panel was spruced up.

1974 Beech V35B

D'Shannon Tip Tank and window installation, 1974 Beech V35B.

G35 Bonanza gets new cooling for it's new turbos.

A Beech G35 Bonanza gets new cooling for it's new turbos.

1994 Beech A36

1994 Beech/Tradewinds A36, new D'Shannon windshield.

Cessna 337's panel upgrade.

Cessna 337 instrument panel gets a fresh new look.

1990 Beech F33A

1990 Beech F33A, D’Shannon Tip Tanks.

1950 Beech B35

1950 Beech B35 Bonanza.

1969 Cessna 150J

1969 Cessna 150J.

1967 Cessna 150G 

AVSTAR’s first corporate aircraft, 1967 Cessna 150G.

1966 Beech V35

1966 Beech V35, D’Shannon 550, baffles, tip tanks.

1982 Beech C24R

1982 Beech C24R brought in after a gear-up.

Beech C23 Sundowner

A Beech C23 Sundowner get a new leading edge.

Cessna 172N

Oops!

1968 Beech D-55 Baron

1968 Beech D-55 Baron.

Wing Work

“This rivet is made wrong”  “No it isn’t, it’s for the top skin!”

1950 Beech B35

1950 Beech B35 needed skins.

Beech H35

Beech H35 gets an inboard upper wing skin.

Cessna 172N

The “easy” way to work behind the instrument panel.

Cessna T337H Skymaster and Cessna 175

Cessna T337H Skymaster and Cessna 175.

1967 Bellanca Viking

“Low - rid - er”, a 1967 Bellanca Viking we picked up and put back together.

Beech S35 Bonanza

A Beech S35 that we ironed a few wrinkles out of.

Some of the silly things we have found...

Poorly installed fuel tank cover   Poorly modified fuel tank cover  And you thought it wouldn't leak? 

This is how it is supposed to be done:   Debonair tip tank plumbing at inboard cell access plate

Continental injector packed with lint

Continental injector screen packed with lint.

Kind of hard to crank the gear down....

Kind of hard to crank the gear down...

A wrench inside the aileron cove

A wrench found inside the aileron cove.

Notice how nicely UPS aimed for the fragile mark....

Notice how nicely UPS aimed for the fragile mark...

Not the way to secure the tab hinge pin on an early ruddervator

Not the way to secure the tab hinge pin on an early ruddervator.

Edge distance - what we took out, and what we put in

Edge distance - what we took out, and what we put in.

When tightening up a cylinder, watch the push rod shrouds...

When tightening up a cylinder, watch the push rod shrouds...

Interesting addition to a ruddervator counterweight

Interesting addition to a ruddervator counterweight.