Import and Export

3 Major Obstacles to Switching Jurisdictions

If you live in a European country and are buying an aircraft from the United States (or vice versa), you will have to register the aircraft in the country where you live or where your AOC is located. Moving...Read More

The Logistics of Performing a Pre-Purchase Inspection in the USA

The USA is by far the largest private jet market. It accounts for roughly 70% of the pre-owned buyers annually. Because of the size of the buyer pool, it is likely that European owners will have leads and potential...Read More
guide to buying a jet

The First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Buying a Jet

Buying a jet is a momentous and important step in a person’s life. There are many factors to consider before you sign the contract to buy your jet. Private Jet ownership is its own unique sector and having a...Read More
Steps of an aircraft transaction

Understanding the Steps of a Transaction

A successful aircraft transaction can be a complicated process with many steps and decisions that must be made. Signing a contract is only the tip of the iceberg. An aircraft itself is a complicated piece of machinery with a...Read More
EU Export

Misconceptions of an EU Export

Transactions held on EU aircraft being sold outside of the European Union require an EU export. A non-EU buyer can close on an aircraft in the European Union if it is exported within 90 days. A common misconception is...Read More
Bill of Sale

The Devil in the Details: the Bill of Sale

An often-overlooked part of the transaction process that can affect timing of the closing and a successful registration of an aircraft after closing is the Bill of Sale. A Bill of Sale is a document that proves the aircraft...Read More
ADS-B Out info

Our #1 Caution with ADS-B Out Installation

We have been hearing about ADS-B Out extensively over the last few years, and while everyone is gearing up for this to come into effect in June of 2020, there are precautions that need to be made that many...Read More
Supply in Private Aviation Market

The Shrinking Supply of EU Aircraft

The last four months in the private jet market have seen a significant decline in the inventory of some models of aircraft that are for sale. This is particularly true when searching for EASA certified or EASA capable aircraft....Read More
Export Procedure in Private Jet Transaction

Shedding Light on the Export Procedure

The Exportation Process is a frequent source of confusion during an aircraft transaction with European aircraft leaving the European Union to go to another region such as the USA or Asia. Formally leaving the European Union is not simply...Read More
Private Jet Delivery Location

How Your Delivery Location Can Save You Money (or really cost you)

A final point of every transaction is the Delivery Day. This is the day when the aircraft title and funds change hands and the deal finally completes. Where the aircraft is physically located during the closing call is an...Read More