NBAA Convention News Portable Borescope Peers Into Tight Spots

 - October 11, 2011, 2:20 AM is displaying its new 1800TVS4 portable borescope at Booth No. C6915. List priced at $999 plus shipping and handling, the four-millimeter, battery-powered, palm-sized unit has a built-in high-resolution display. Here at the NBAA show, the company is accepting entries for a drawing, the winner of which will receive a 1800HS Handyscope borescope, a $300 value. The drawing takes place at 4 p.m. on Tuesday at the 1800Endoscope booth, and the winner will be notified if not present.

Based in Bradenton, Fla., provides fiberscopes, videoscopes, borescopes and endoscopes for a wide range of medical, veterinary and industrial applications, including aircraft and engine inspection. New and used borescopes and videoscopes are available for sale or exchange. 1800Endoscope also offers custom design services as well as daily, weekly or monthly borescope rentals. The company has an in-house laboratory for warranty and trade-in repair along with quality inspection of outgoing and incoming equipment. One of 1800Endocope’s most active markets is Latin American, where the company has a strong presence in Brazil.

Borescope models applicable to aviation maintenance range in price from $100 to $3,500. New fiber-optic borescopes from 1800Endoscope retail from $300 to $2,000. A rigid probe video borescope is $800, and the wireless PortaScope video borescope, “for more demanding applications,” is priced at $3,500. 1800Endoscope also provides both halide and halogen borescope light sources.