Ownership

Ownership

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Fractional operators exit

The quiet exit of two companies from the fractional aircraft market provides further evidence that this is an uncertain path to profit.

Dec 18, 2014 | comments

Aircraft Maintenance

Breaking up is hard to do: Switching maintenance shops

You should stick with someone you trust for the long-term maintenance of your aircraft assuming he or she is skilled and thorough. That said, there is significant value to getting a fresh pair of eyes on your airplane every so often.

Dec 11, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Unmanned aircraft rules needed now, AOPA tells Congress

The FAA must take steps to expedite rulemaking for small unmanned aircraft, AOPA told the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in a Dec. 10 statement.

Dec 10, 2014 | comments
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Buying

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Buyer's market

It is still a tough market for selling used aircraft, but about as good as it gets for those looking to buy.

Dec 10, 2014 | comments

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Expo expands focus

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is expanding in 2015 with new exhibitors and a dedicated area for used aircraft sales by private owners.

Dec 09, 2014

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Aircraft valuation: What’s in a number?

What’s an airplane worth? When a business aircraft buyer comes to a bank for financing, the bank may call in someone like American Society of Appraisers Senior Accredited Appraiser Richard Berkemeier for a valuation.

Dec 09, 2014
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Selling

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Buyer's market

It is still a tough market for selling used aircraft, but about as good as it gets for those looking to buy.

Dec 10, 2014 | comments

Article

Expo expands focus

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is expanding in 2015 with new exhibitors and a dedicated area for used aircraft sales by private owners.

Dec 09, 2014

Article

Answers for Pilots: Aircraft Purchasing

AOPA has an assortment of helpful resources for those looking to purchase an aircraft, including the help of insurance experts in AOPA Insurance Services and help with financing through AOPA Financing Company, LLC.

May 16, 2014
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Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance

Breaking up is hard to do: Switching maintenance shops

You should stick with someone you trust for the long-term maintenance of your aircraft assuming he or she is skilled and thorough. That said, there is significant value to getting a fresh pair of eyes on your airplane every so often.

Dec 11, 2014 | comments

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance: Heater health for your twin

All aircraft heating systems should be inspected prior to seasonal use. Learn considerations specific to the combustion-based heater systems found in most twin-engine aircraft.

Nov 24, 2014

Advocacy

Pennsylvania working to grow its aviation economy

Pennsylvania is showing its aviation community that there is no need to fly out of state for aircraft maintenance or repairs.

Nov 19, 2014
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