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Old 13th Aug 2018, 10:48
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Aircraft valeting companies

Hi All,

Just wondering if anyone could recommend a decent UK based valeting company for single engine piston aircraft?

Would be good to know how much you generally pay and what that covers? (Have done a quick google search and there seems to be plenty of options but nothing beats getting the thoughts and views of aircraft owners actually using these services).

Many thanks in advance.
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Old 14th Aug 2018, 10:39
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Bob 'Bubbles' at Fairoaks is OK. Can't remember his number but if you phone Fairoaks FISOs 01276 857300 they'll know.
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Old 14th Aug 2018, 12:07
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I've had good results from Nick O'Brien www.finesseaviationdetailing.co.uk
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Old 14th Aug 2018, 18:25
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There aren't many companies I'd recommend wholeheartedly, but Propwash is one of them. Mark and his crew do a great job. I had a Mooney vandalized by graffiti "artists" once, but after they'd cleaned it up there wasn't a trace of damage remaining.
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Old 14th Aug 2018, 19:00
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If you are in the Midlands, try this one

Micro Valets | Professional light aircraft valeting

They made an excellent job of mine.
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Old 14th Aug 2018, 20:01
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Another vote for Propwash
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Old 14th Aug 2018, 20:29
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Thanks for the replies so far everyone! Keep them coming (going to pitch all ideas to the members in my group in the next week).

Very much appreciated!
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Old 14th Aug 2018, 22:19
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I've used Propwash and also Aeroshine. Both Mark's did excellent work. It's like doing about 3 cars in terms of surface area.
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Old 15th Aug 2018, 16:45
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Agreed. Propwash is good
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Old 15th Aug 2018, 17:30
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I would vote for Propwash who did excellent work for me a couple of years back and also Ultimate Aero Valet who put a nano-tech coating on my Archer last year.

Both travel Nationwide.
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