Aircraft Acquisition

For entities seeking private air transportation, this section covers available options (e.g., aircraft charter; fractional share purchase; whole aircraft ownership). Other areas covered include determining the optimum aircraft model(s) for your mission, considerations between acquiring a New versus an In-Service aircraft, and the aircraft acquisition process.

Stuart Illian, a Co-Founder of Bluetail, Inc.

The Value of Digitized, Organized, Searchable Aircraft Records

Stuart Illian, a Co-Founder of Bluetail, Inc., discusses the company’s aircraft record management system for business aviation that allows aircraft owners and operators the ability to digitize and organize their aircraft paper records – including logbooks, maintenance records, manuals and other related documents.

Richard Aboulafia - Season 2 Episode 2

COVID-19 and The Business Aviation Market

Richard Aboulafia, Vice President, Analysis, Teal Group Corporation
Richard Aboulafia, Vice President, Analysis, for Teal Group, discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on the Business Aviation market.

Jay Mesinger: A Look Back at 2020 and Ahead at 2021

A Look Back at 2020 and Ahead at 2021

Jay Mesinger, CEO of Mesinger Jet Sales, provides his thoughts on how things evolved during 2020, amid a pandemic, a national election, and their combined effect on our nation’s economy. We also asked Jay to give us his thought about how 2021 might shape up.

Jim Blessing, President, NAFA

The National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA)

Jim Blessing, NAFA’s President, details some of the Association’s history, and how it became the professional organization that facilitates the interchange of ideas and capital that finance the world’s general and business aviation aircraft.

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