304 Russell Field Rd NE Ste 500, Rome, GA | Directions 3016534.352016 -85.163304
Beware – I thought Joey Cole (Owner of Cole Aviation) at first was a great person and mechanic. I had never purchased an aircraft before and I am not the most mechanically inclined individual. I put my trust in him as a person and a mechanic. I got burned to say the least. I brought him a 1995 Mooney M20J MSE for a pre-purchase/Annual inspection.
He assured me this was a great airplane and nothing had been found in the annual except for a burnt out strobe and some minor things that I wanted to fix that was not airworthy. I was very happy to hear that the plane was in good shape and proceeded to purchase the airplane. A month later I experienced a vacuum failure. It turns out the cause of the failure was a vacuum filter that had a hole in it, covered in duct tape. Something had gotten in the hole and had taken out the pump and a few hoses. Printed on the filter is a label that says that it is mandatory for the filter to be changed at annual. The date printed on the filter was from 2 years ago. Part of the annual inspection is that the filters be inspected and changed. This of course never happened and ultimately cost me thousands of dollars. This should have been caught when Mr. Cole did the annual. This is not the only issue.
I had also asked Mr. Cole to check the brakes for me during the annual as the brakes seem to be needing replacement. I cannot see the pads because they are covered with hub covers. I was told that is how a Mooney
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