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Risks and Rewards of Fractional Shares

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Articles, The Latest

Risks and Rewards of Fractional Shares — Originally published in Business Aviation Advisor Magazine, May/June 2017 Among the many business aircraft travel options, fractional ownership offers the flexibility, convenience, privacy, and tax- and time-saving benefits of whole aircraft ownership, without the attendant capital expense or management responsibilities. Just buy the share size appropriate to your annual flight requirement in a suitable...

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Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Articles, The Latest

  Stephen Hofer, President of the Aerlex Law Group, was interviewed about the pros and cons of air traffic control (ATC) privatization during the June 6th installment of Voice of America’s International Edition. Show host Lori Lundin conducted the interview with Hofer following President Donald Trump’s June 5th proposal to overhaul the nation’s ATC system. ATC privatization has been debated since 1987 when President Reagan’s Commission on...

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EAA Airventure OSHKOSH July 24-30, 2017

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Articles, Upcoming Events

    The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration – Are You Ready?   In just a few months, aviation enthusiasts from all over the world will gather at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Marvel at aircraft, learn hands-on, be inspired, and visit the only place that lets you experience the entire world of flight for one week. Some of the world’s top air show performers, including national aerobatic champions, longtime favorites, United States...

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Corporate Jet Investor–Asia 2017–June 14 & 15 at The Fullerton, Singapore

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Articles, Upcoming Events

Corporate Jet Investor Asia is the only event in the region dedicated to business jet sales and transactions – a conference tailored 100% towards the Asian market. Now in its seventh year, it is set to bring together a cross-section of over 150 leading financiers, lawyers, operators, brokers, insurers, manufacturers, appraisers and many others in the business aviation industry, involved in growing and supporting Asia’s fleet. Having previously...

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Weighing Your Options When Your Aircraft Won’t Sell

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Weighing Your Options When Your Aircraft Won’t Sell — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, April 2017, Volume 27, No. 4. Recently, I had a longtime client looking for alternatives for his aircraft, which had been listed for sale far longer than he ever expected. My client no longer wanted to own the aircraft, but was unwilling to consider the low offers being presented by interested buyers. Continuing the pattern of recent years, in...

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Court of Appeals okays “hobby drones”

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Articles, The Latest

In a decision issued on Friday May 19, the U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned the FAA’s drone registration and operating rules as they apply to “model aircraft,” including drones. The suit was brought by John Taylor, a model aircraft operator in the Washington D.C. area. It challenged the FAA’s FAR Part 107, adopted in December 2015, which requires registration of all drones under 55 pounds and provides regulations for their...

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