McFarlane Partners with QMI

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McFarlane Aviation, Inc. has partnered with QMI, Inc. to now offer QMI’s STC’d Tail Cone Angle Replacement Kit and their STC’d Trim Wheel for Cessna 180, 182, 185 kit.

The Tail Cone Angle replacement kit addresses the repair of the tail cone reinforcement angle issue found in Cessna Owner Advisory: SEL-55-01 and is in AD2020-21-22. The Tail Cone Angle Kit will drastically reduce cost and extend the inspection time from 500 flight hours/5 years to 1500 flight hours/10 years. The Trim wheel replacement kit will allow customers to upgrade their trim wheel and take the load off the roll pin, eliminating shearing. “With McFarlane’s reputation for high-quality parts, superior customer service, and their expansive reach in the aviation community, it was an ideal fit for QMI to come on board.” said Bill Duncan, President of QMI. “With McFarlane’s one-stop-shop, general aviation enthusiasts can always find premium aviation products at an affordable price.”

“These kits are high quality and offer superior value to our customers,” states John Cowan, Business Development Manager of McFarlane, “We want to keep our customers flying happier, longer, safer and these help us achieve just that. We are excited to continue to expand our Cessna product lines and bring a large cost savings to the 180, 182, and 185 flying community.”

McFarlane currently offers over 30,000 parts to the general aviation marketplace. To see their newest products, visit or call 866.920.2741 to get the best quality at the best price for your aircraft.

Located in the Heartland, at the Vinland Aerodrome in Baldwin City, Kansas, McFarlane is a diversified manufacturing company that has been providing affordable, high-quality aircraft components for over 50 years. McFarlane believes in high-quality products at affordable prices; with over 30,000 FAA-PMA parts available, along with being the largest distributor of MT propellers in the world, McFarlane is proud to be a part of the commercial and general aviation markets.