Recipient of the 2014 Greater Miami Aviation Association (GMAA) Corporate Achievement Award
Recipient of the 2014 Miami-Dade Police Department Police Training Institute Training Award (Aviation)
Recipient of the 2015 Miami-Dade School Board Exemplary Dade Partner Award District Wide


Well over a decade ago on the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers first powered flight, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group was established as an efficient and dedicated team of aviation professionals geared to serve and assist in the needs of the clients so as to assist them achieve their regulatory, technical, operational and productivity goals by applying a broad range of professional services in a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

The 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group Is Introduced To The Polish Made Mielec PZL-104 "Wilga" STOL Aircraft

Shown within the four passenger interior area of the PZL-104 "Wilga" is Private Pilot Kathleen Stanfill of Ridge-Aire who provided a detailed and technical ground tour of the aircraft and its operating qualities
The Mielec PLZ-104 "Wilga" is Polish made STOL aircraft with an expectational ability for short field landings and take off's from either paved runways or paved runways and has a great lift capability
The PZL-104 "Wilga" could carry four passengers and the side doors could be removed for exceptional viewing while aloft. Being a stable, high wing mounted aircraft, the PZL-104 makes for a great aerial photo platform
With stout and robust semi cantilever main landing gears, the PZL-104 has a max landing and take off weight of 2,866 Lbs (1,300 kg)
The Mielec PZL-104 STOL aircraft is powered by a 260 horse power (194 kw) PZL AI-14RA nine cylinder supercharged radial, air-cooled engine
Jacksonville, Texas 5th May 2010: In their never ending quest to perform and maintain continuous aircraft training and exposure to many different type of aircrafts, the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group seized a great opportunity while deployed to Jacksonville, Texas to receive a detailed, technical ground tour of the Polish made, Mielec PZL-104 "Wilga" which is the Polish word for "Oriole". Mrs. Kathleen Stanfill from Ridge-Aire herself an FAA rated Private Pilot provided the review of the aircraft and its operational life since operating within the States as FAA registered aircraft N35PF.
Built as a sports / parachute jumping aircraft by the Polish aircraft manufacture Mielec, the PZL-104 is utilized in many roles to include utility and military observation with various air forces around the world. The aircraft is powered by an air-cooled PZL AI-14AR, nine cylinder engine, which could produce about 260 horse power.
Coupled with its slow handling landing speeds of just about 35-40 MPH and built for harsh operational condition and with a semi-cantilever landing gears, the PZL-104 could land just about anywhere. The 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group has commenced dialog to bring the PZL-104 to Miami for possible promotional work and is the only Miami, Florida based aviation consultant group to now have a general operational understanding of the aircraft.

The 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group Is Called Upon To Conduct a Pre-Buy Inspection Concerning a Beechcraft King Air 200

Aircraft N5MK, serial number BB-37, King-Air 200 Visual detailed inspection of the aircraft upper fuselage area
Close up view of the right hand propeller, exhaust port and engine nacelle, which houses a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-41 turbo-prop engine serial number 81213 with current times of 4,749.4 hours & 8,236 cycles
A view of the left hand engine propeller, exhaust port and engine nacelle, which houses a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-41 turbo-prop engine serial number 81801 with current times of 5,119.0 hours and 8,970 cycles. Note the open port side / forward avionics equipment compartment area

Jacksonville, Texas 4th & 5th May 2010: On Tuesday May 4th elements of the 94th AeroClaims-Aviation Consultant Group (94th ACG) of Miami, Florida were on the move into the Great State of Texas, so as to undertake a pre-buy inspection of a Beechcraft King-Air 200 for a new Central American client. The client was recommended to the (94th ACG) by Royal Marine Insurance of Miami, Florida (www.rmig.us). Once officially retained by the client, plans where put into effect to head out to Jacksonville, Texas, which is located about 145 miles Southeast of the Dallas / Fort Worth area.
Being no stranger to utilizing any available means of transportation so as to achieve their operational objective and to reach their area of operations, a commercial flight was established from Miami to Dallas via Atlanta. Upon arrival into Dallas another flight was conducted from Grand Prairie Airport (KGPM) to Cherokee County Airport (KJOS) within a Piper Archer N8450D provided by the folks at Ridge-Aire, the sellers of the aircraft.
The general, detailed visual inspection of the King-Air and its associated technical and historical records was accomplished within two and half days, with no major discrepancies noted on either the aircraft and / or the records. Based on its 1979 vintage, the aircraft was found to be in expectational good condition.
A note worthy mention is in order for the folks at Ridge-Aire, who's professionalism and good old Texas hospitality was appreciated during our visitation to their facility and for providing the required airlift to and from Dallas.
World Wide Aviation Specialists
A.B. "Bud" Ridgley-Sales Manager