• Aircraft tire Retreads are not only cost effective, but they are also dependable, reliable, and safe. Aircraft tire retreads are used on commercial and military jets and by virtually all flight school operators.
  • FAA certification of an aircraft tire retread operation guarantees only the highest of quality for the aircraft industry.
  • Over 95% of today's commercial airline operations use retreaded aircraft tires; this is an overwhelming confirmation of the high quality and reliability of aircraft tire retreading.
  • Aircraft using "Skytreads" aircraft tire retreads do over 1,000,000 cycles a year.
  • Aircraft using "Skytreads" aircraft tire retreads take-off and land over 3,000 times a day.
  • Our "Skytread" aircraft tire retreads are balanced to new tire specifications.
  • For most aircraft, tires represent the third largest item in their operating budget, right after labor and fuel cost.
  • Aircraft fleet managers have found they can reduce their tire costs by at least 50 percent by retreading their aircraft tire casings at least twice.
  • The lowest possible cost-per-mile is achieved with a good tire management program that includes the use of quality aircraft tire retreads.
  • Aircraft tire retreads are the replacement tire of choice for most Flight Schools. Of the all of the tires purchased by flight schools last year over 90% where retreads.
  • Retreads are also environmentally friendly. Aircraft tires are basically petro-chemical products. It takes 22 gallons of oil to manufacture one airliner tire. Most of the oil is found in the casing, which is reused in the retreading process. As a result, it takes only 7 gallons of oil to produce a large aircraft tire retread.
  • Retreaders, like most aircraft fleet operations, have experienced considerable consolidation. Today, the most successful retreaders are those with the highest quality products, delivering the best possible return on investment to the fleets.
  • Because of the competitive nature of the retreading industry, aircraft owners can expect to see continuous improvement in quality, durability and reliability, as the major retread suppliers annually invest millions of dollars in research and development.