Ownership

Travelling the World: Common Stopovers When Flying West

September 30, 2018
Becoming Familiar with Unfamiliar Places When flying to the USA from Europe in a small to mid-size jet, you will have to stop for refuelling. Given the size of the Atlantic and its geography, it will mean a fuel...Read More

Why Big Doesn’t Always Mean Best

September 20, 2018
While the media, Hollywood, and even the aviation industry give a lot of press and attention to large cabin aircraft, there is much to be said about small and mid-size jets. The mid-size jets in particular offer incredible capability...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

Is a Tax Opinion Necessary?

July 16, 2018
When aircraft are being bought and sold across global jurisdictions, the topic of tax advice always comes up. A formal tax opinion is legal advice of how your sale will affect taxes either with the location of the aircraft...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

One of the Biggest Issues Affecting Aircraft Owners and Users Today

June 28, 2018
An issue that has been in the makings for quite some time now is Crew Shortages. Two main factors are contributing to this: 1) Airlines are retiring a large quantity of pilots who have hit mandatory retirement age, and...Read More

Should I Hire a Management Company

April 6, 2018
First of all, let’s discuss what a management company (also called an Aircraft Operator) actually is. Simply put, it is a service company that manages the operation of your aircraft. This includes the actual flying part as well as...Read More

Determining the Right Jet for You: Cabin Size

December 4, 2017
A very important factor in the jet you choose is the size and layout of the cabin. The size of your cabin comes down to personal comfort levels and what makes sense for your needs. As with most things...Read More

What to Know About Painting the Exterior of Your Jet

November 13, 2017
An exciting aspect of owning your own jet is choosing an exterior paint scheme to reflect your personal style and taste. The possibilities are endless and clients typically enjoy the process of selecting the paint scheme for their aircraft....Read More
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