Ownership

Ownership

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AOPA, Aircraft Spruce renew strategic partnership

AOPA and premier aviation retailer Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co., celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, have renewed their strategic partnership.

Mar 27, 2015

News release

AOPA, AIRCRAFT SPRUCE RENEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

AOPA, AIRCRAFT SPRUCE RENEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Mar 26, 2015

Advocacy

North Dakota’s aviation growth presents challenges

A growing general aviation sector has an annual $1.5 billion impact in North Dakota, making support of the state’s 89 public-use airports a priority, AOPA said.

Mar 25, 2015
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Buying

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Why a Pre Purchase Inspection is Crucial

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

Mar 25, 2015

Article

What Will Your Airplane Really Cost

Understanding All The Costs of Airplane Ownership

Mar 23, 2015

Article

AOPA Finance Made It Easy for Me

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

Mar 20, 2015
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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

Fuel injection systems: You still need to maintain them

If you are flying behind a fuel-injected aircraft engine, it pays to thoroughly understand how it works, how to maintain it, and what typically goes wrong when you encounter a problem.

Mar 25, 2015 | comments

Article

What Will Your Airplane Really Cost

Understanding All The Costs of Airplane Ownership

Mar 23, 2015

Article

Aircraft Spotlight

For a cost-conscience flying club looking to offer advanced training or do some cross country flying, the Piper Arrow may be exactly what you’re looking for. While there are faster or bigger aircraft, the Arrow offers an easy step up from a Cherokee to a complex airplane, it has a decent useful load, and it’s inexpensive to operate. Dave Sanders of the Bay Area Aero Club in Pearland, Texas shares their experience.

Mar 15, 2015
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