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.
How Maintenance Facilities Can Impact Aircraft Value
This article was originally published in the September 2019 edition of Professional Pilot Magazine.
The Difference Between Diminution of Value and Cost to Cure
This article was originally published in the October 2018 edition of Professional Pilot Magazine.
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.
Purchasing Aircraft That Require Repatriation
Robert E. Beaumont, Founder & President of AirConformity, discusses what operators need to consider when purchasing an aircraft that needs to be exported from one jurisdiction and imported into another country.
A Current View of “Normal”
Jay Mesinger provides his thoughts about how business aircraft sales are being affected by the COVID-19 crisis, and how the market could be affected as we enter, what has historically been, the strongest quarter of the year relative to aircraft sales.
Modernizing and Upgrading an Aircraft Cabin and Flight Deck
Kevin Hoffman discusses how the company’s Integrated Team approach provides value for owners and operators of large-cabin business aircraft wishing to modernize and upgrade their aircraft to the passenger cabin standard and flight deck options currently available on new aircraft models at a fraction of the cost of a new aircraft.