Ownership

Ownership

Advocacy

Fire risk prompts AD

Citing one known fatal accident, the FAA has proposed stricter inspection requirements for Meggitt (Troy) combustion heaters.

Aug 25, 2014

Article

Port-A-Cool wants you to chill out

Port-A-Cool is trying to keep things cold with its new Hurricane evaporative cooler.

Aug 19, 2014

Article

Training Tip: R in a circle

Why are private airports identified with the letter R in a circle, not a P?

Aug 19, 2014
All Ownership News

Buying

Article

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

Article

Answers for Pilots: Choosing the Right Airplane to Buy

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

Jul 08, 2014
More Buying News

Selling

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

Article

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

Article

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
More Selling News

Maintenance

Article

Training Tip: R in a circle

Why are private airports identified with the letter R in a circle, not a P?

Aug 19, 2014

Aircraft Maintenance

How to handle aircraft maintenance when traveling

Having to deal with any form of aircraft maintenance when you're far from home isn't fun. Your resources are limited, you don't necessarily know the local fixed-base operator, and your options may be very limited. When you're away from home, it's in your best interest to become your own maintenance manager and advocate.

Aug 18, 2014

Article

Pilot Getaways: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Coeur d’Alene is a premier resort destination of the inland Northwest. Surrounded by pine-carpeted mountains, Coeur d’Alene Lake has been called one of the five most beautiful lakes in the world by National Geographic. Consider visiting on your way to the AOPA Fly-In in Spokane, Washington, on Aug. 16.

Aug 13, 2014 | comments
More Maintenance News