Buying

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Financing is not just for aircraft purchases

Article | Apr 08, 2015

AOPA Aviation Finance Company can help with upgrades, overhauls, or even a new engine.

Five good reasons to say yes to a business aircraft

Article | Apr 02, 2015

AOPA Aviation Finance Co. offers members five reasons why buying a business aircraft is a good idea.

Why a Pre Purchase Inspection is Crucial

Article | Mar 25, 2015

Avoiding a pre-purchase inspection could be one of the worst – and most costly – decisions you’ll ever make.

AOPA Finance Made It Easy for Me

Article | Mar 20, 2015

AOPA member says he would recommend AOPA Aviation Finance to anyone considering an airplane purchase.

AOPA Member Says, "Thanks AOPA!"

Article | Mar 19, 2015

Despite a challending credit history, AOPA member, Jorge Gonzalez was able to obtain aircraft financing for his Experimental LSA with the help of AOPA Finance Company.

P&E: Ownership

Pilot Magazine | Mar 10, 2015

For both buyers and sellers, there are things to know about hiring a broker that can make or break a deal.

Pilot Briefing: Budget Buy

Pilot Magazine | Mar 10, 2015

Funky is the best term to describe an Aeronca Champ.

What airplane is right for you?

Article | Feb 16, 2015

Separating needs from wants is an integral part of deciding what aircraft to buy.

The big decision: Buy new or used?

Article | Feb 13, 2015

Is it better to buy new or used aircraft? It depends on the needs and budget of each individual pilot.

AOPA offers flying club aircraft financing

Article | Jan 28, 2015

AOPA is offering special aircraft financing for flying clubs as a way to help new flying clubs acquire quality aircraft while aiding existing clubs that want to expand their fleets.

Sporty’s offers refurbished 172s

Article | Jan 28, 2015

Sporty’s has struck a chord with flight schools and others looking for an affordable, like-new aircraft.

Five reasons to get pre-approved for an aircraft loan

Article | Dec 22, 2014

When you are pre-approved for an aircraft loan, the lender will provide a specific dollar limit they are willing to lend you based on your unique financial situation. Here are some factors to consider when determining whether a pre-approval makes sense for you.

Buyer's market

Article | Dec 10, 2014

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

Expo expands focus

Article | Dec 09, 2014

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

Aircraft valuation: What’s in a number?

Article | Dec 09, 2014

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.

Demystifying the aircraft loan process

Article | Nov 07, 2014

You've decided to buy an airplane. How will you pay for it? That’s where AOPA Aviation Finance can step in and make the process as painless as possible.

Financing, insurance options offered for ‘Reimagined Aircraft’

Article | Jul 30, 2014

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.

House passes bill to make tax break permanent

Advocacy | Jul 15, 2014

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

Answers for Pilots: Aircraft Purchasing

Article | May 16, 2014

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.

Eating the elephant: Charting a course to aircraft ownership

Aircraft Maintenance | Apr 10, 2014

For all its regulations and costs, there are options out there to make the dream of aircraft ownership a reality for most pilots.

Common myths surrounding aircraft financing

Article | Mar 28, 2014

Myth #1- It is always cheaper to pay cash. Whether pilots empty their checking/savings account or the stash under their mattress to buy their dream aircraft, they ignore the age-old axiom: “Cash is king.”