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Becoming a Prepared Buyer: Aircraft Acquisition

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Becoming a Prepared Buyer: Aircraft Acquisition — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, August 2020, Volume 30, No. 8. As we continue to face the “new normal” of traveling during a pandemic, I have been inundated with calls from individuals and companies who are exploring the idea of whole aircraft ownership for the first time. For anyone in the market for an aircraft today or in the near future who would like to make the purchase and...

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Keeping the title clear on your Aircraft

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Keeping the title clear on your Aircraft — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, July 2020, Volume 30, No. 7. As an aircraft owner, it is important to make sure the title to your aircraft remains clear. Unlike some other countries, in the United States we have an owner based registry where liens can be filed on the aircraft by anyone.  Since a notice of a lien can be sent to the FAA Civil Aviation Registry (the “Registry”) without the...

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Immediate Private Aviation Solutions During and After a Pandemic

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Immediate Private Aviation Solutions During and After a Pandemic — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, June 2020, Volume 30, No. 6. As the United States and other countries around the world start to lift their stay-at-home restrictions, many individuals and companies are electing to increase or exclusively fly privately for the foreseeable future. Prior to the global pandemic, a number of companies and individuals used either a hybrid...

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Buying a Pre-Owned Aircraft after the COVID Pandemic Pause

Posted by on May 13, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest, Uncategorized

Buying a Pre-Owned Aircraft after the COVID Pandemic Pause — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, April 2020, Volume 30, No. 4. No one knows when the world will get back to some semblance of normalcy after the global COVID-19 pandemic and what that new normal will look like until a vaccine is readily available. What we do know is that the pause that has occurred in aircraft transactions will eventually come to an end. When the hiatus...

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Aircraft Insurance Considerations in a Tightening Insurance Market

Posted by on May 12, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

Aircraft Insurance Considerations in a Tightening Insurance Market — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, March 2020, Volume 30, No. 3. The recent uptick in insurance claims in the commercial airline world and in general aviation have caused a tightening of the aviation insurance market. As a result, many of my clients are seeing an increase in insurance premiums, limitations on conditions previously granted, and in some cases are...

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An Aircraft’s Final Sale

Posted by on Apr 9, 2020 in Articles, BusinessAir Magazine, The Latest

An Aircraft’s Final Sale — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, February 2020, Volume 30, No. 2. As more aircraft reach the end of their useful life, understanding the process for the final sale of an aircraft is becoming more important. If there are no buyers for an aircraft or if an aircraft is more valuable for its parts than as a whole unit, then the aircraft owner should endeavor to find the best possible solution for the...

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