For those electing to acquire an aircraft, podcasts in this section cover the benefits of leasing versus purchase financing, estimating an aircraft’s Residual Value over your planned ownership term, the advantages of utilizing a finance broker, and the aircraft financing process.
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.
A review of the features, benefits, and value offered by Hourly Cost Maintenance Programs, and the Pratt & Whitney Eagle Service™ Plan, commonly referred to as ESP.
David Mayer, a Partner with the law firm of Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, discusses some of the business and legal issues one should consider when acquiring a new or pre-owned aircraft.
Lee Rohde discusses how he advises aviation-related entities on a wide range of aircraft acquisition, strategic planning, financial, operational and management matters.
A discussion with Shelly Svoren about Portfolio Management, and overseeing the sizable portfolio of financed aircraft at First Republic Bank – a well-respected company within the Business Aircraft finance community.
Jim Blessing discusses how Airfleet Capital, a well-respected entity within the aircraft finance community, has been helping aircraft buyers finance their aircraft since 1994, and what differentiates his company’s services within the Business & General Aviation finance community.