SO if you have been following my posts, I’m interested in the Oratex product which is a pre-pigmented STC’d covering that once you install, you are DONE.
The value is lighter weight, stronger, but mostly NO PAINTING, which means I don’t have to move the wings and fuslage to a paint booth and pay someone to paint.
Is it worth it? Well that is a question I’m going to struggle with. The quote from Air Tech including paint, is abut $3800. The Oratex quote is about $8700. Two times the cost. Is that work not paying someone to paint?
I mean I’m still going to have to paint all the metal parts, so there will be paint costs, but not the BIG pieces like wings and fuslage.