Maintenance Tips

Avionics Defined

November 2, 2018
With acronyms being used and NextGen Avionics in or coming into effect, avionics can be very confusing. Here are a list of common avionics explained. HUD – Heads Up Display This takes the information from the Primary Flight Display...Read More

The No-Inspection Sale: the Risks, the Rewards, and Knowing What is Right for You

October 24, 2018
In markets like today where the supply of many pre-owned aircraft is decreasing and the number of buyers is increasing, a type of transaction where the pre-purchase inspection is waived can become more common. This occurs as the pool...Read More

What to Expect from Your Aircraft Transaction Part 2

August 31, 2018
As we continue looking at what to expect in your aircraft transaction, there are specific points that relate to buyers and sellers separately. (You can read Part One here) BUYERS You will not always be able to fly your...Read More

What to Expect from Your Aircraft Transaction Part 1

August 3, 2018
Being in the aircraft brokerage business for decades and working with clients from all over the world, there are a few aspects of the transaction process that come as surprises to some. If you can prepare in advance for...Read More

The Ubiquitous Maintenance Problem Happening to All Aircraft Owners

July 8, 2018
Corrosion: A word that causes shudders and fear. However, it’s a word that is often misconstrued, demonized and frequently exaggerated. Corrosion happens when water reacts to metal producing a chemical reaction that degrades the metal, ultimately creating weakness. Clearly,...Read More

Four Tips for Aircraft Sellers

February 28, 2018
Whether you are selling your jet in order to upgrade to a larger one or for a different financial reason, there are certain steps a Seller can take to mitigate complications and time delays. From our experience, preparing yourself...Read More

Where to Register Your Aircraft

August 18, 2017
The global aviation industry has seen an increase in the number of potential registers on which to put your aircraft. There are newcomers such as Guernsey, Jersey and San Marino; popular and relatively new registers such as the Isle...Read More

Factors Affecting Your Aircraft’s Resale Value: Avionics Compliance

January 3, 2017
An element that is becoming more substantial in an aircraft’s resale value is Avionics Compliance. It is especially becoming more relevant as the International Aviation Standards have passed a lot of new avionics mandates that have gone into effect...Read More

Factors Affecting Your Aircraft’s Resale Value: Engine Programs

December 2, 2016
An often confusing but important factor that can affect your resale value is engine program enrollment. Engine programs are a great retainer of value for a lot of aircraft models. (Airframe programs are more complicated in many ways, including...Read More

Factors Affecting Your Aircraft’s Resale Value: Records

November 17, 2016
The least glamorous but probably most important determinant of resale value is the condition and organization of an aircraft’s records. Records are logged statements of all maintenance performed, parts changed, inspections completed, and items installed and removed in the...Read More