Ownership

Ownership

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Sabreliner recasts itself as jet refurbishment center

Sabreliner isn't just for Sabreliners anymore. New owners and management have recast it as a jet refurbishment and parts center.

Oct 20, 2014

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Aircraft Spotlight

The Tiger seats four, has a 180-hp engine, and burns 10 gph.

Oct 15, 2014

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Frederick Aero Club bills itself as a true flying club

The Frederick Aero Club has structured itself to encourage members to fly regularly.

Oct 14, 2014
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Buying

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Financing, insurance options offered for ‘Reimagined Aircraft’

As part of AOPA’s “Reimagined Aircraft” effort to open the door to flying and aircraft ownership for more people by refurbishing older aircraft and putting them in a flying club or partnership, the association is offering financing and insurance options.

Jul 30, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

House passes bill to make tax break permanent

The House has passed a bill to renew and make permanent a tax break affecting some business purchases of aircraft.

Jul 15, 2014

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Answers for Pilots: Choosing the Right Airplane to Buy

Help with buying the airplane that's right for you.

Jul 08, 2014
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Selling

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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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Quicksilver SLSA official

Quicksilver has received final FAA approval to begin selling its two-seat trike, the Sport S2SE, as a factory-built special light sport aircraft.

Apr 30, 2014

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Couple donates Twin Bee to Vermont school

Californians Jeanette and Roger Glazer have enjoyed their Twin Bee UC-1 for the past six years, but recently considered selling it. Instead the Seaplane Pilots Association convinced the couple to donate their storied aircraft.

Apr 02, 2014
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Maintenance

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Sabreliner recasts itself as jet refurbishment center

Sabreliner isn't just for Sabreliners anymore. New owners and management have recast it as a jet refurbishment and parts center.

Oct 20, 2014

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance: Major vs. minor alterations

The most important place to start with any repair or alteration is with an assessment of whether it is a major or minor alteration. This is critical because the approval and documentation requirements for major vs. minor alterations are significantly different and, in fact, can be the difference between a simple logbook entry and a complex FAA approval process.

Oct 08, 2014 | comments

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Companies offer upgrades on remote electrical boxes

Remote electrical outlet makers SwitchBox and Regal have introduced new models in time for winter's chill.

Sep 26, 2014
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