23 12, 2019

4 Things You Should Know If You Dream of Buying a Fighter Jet

By |2019-12-23T22:29:14-06:00December 23rd, 2019|Educational|

There are around 1,000 private owned classic military jets in the United States and even more throughout the rest of the world. There are more and more people looking into buying a fighter jet of their very own. While most of us will never have enough money to make this a reality, it is possible.  As new models of fighter jets are released, the older ones get decommissioned, allowing them to be sold off to the general public. [...]

23 12, 2019

Flying High Class: 5 of the Most Expensive Aircraft In the World

By |2019-12-23T22:21:18-06:00December 23rd, 2019|Educational|

Are you flying high again? No, we’re not talking about Ozzy Osbourne’s 1981 hit. Today, we are going to look at the world’s most expensive aircraft. We’re talking about genuinely amazing airplanes that push aviation to higher heights and, of course, come with ludicrous price tags. After reading this article, you might think twice before bragging about flying first class on Spirit Airlines (if that is even a thing). Check out this list of the five airplanes with [...]

16 12, 2019

The Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket

By |2023-01-22T14:43:37-06:00December 16th, 2019|Educational|

The Grumman XF5F-1 Skyrocket was a one-off prototype built for the US Navy with an unusual configuration. The wing’s leading edge extended forward of the fuselage nose giving it a distinctive look. It was the first twin-engine fighter intended for carrier use. The story of the Skyrocket began in 1935 when the US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics (BuAer) first contemplated a twin-engine carrier fighter. By 1937, they didn’t believe that single-engine airplanes would not be much faster than [...]

13 12, 2019

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Plane

By |2019-12-13T16:48:11-06:00December 13th, 2019|Educational|

So you want to purchase a private plane? Did you recently catch the flying bug? If the answer is yes, then read on. There are a lot of reasons to purchase a plane, but there is also a lot that goes into buying a plane. We want to teach you about some common mistakes the first time, and even seasoned aircraft owners make. Read on to learn about seven common mistakes and how to avoid them when buying [...]

4 12, 2019

A Beginner Buyer’s Guide to Aircraft Auctions

By |2019-12-04T22:30:31-06:00December 4th, 2019|Educational|

If you want to be an antique aircraft collector, you're going to have to spend a fair bit of time at auctions or reviewing the sales from them. Whether you're in the market for an antique aircraft to add to your collection or even build the supply of some parts, the auction is a positive place for aviation enthusiasts. For beginners, the auction can be equal parts confusing and intimidating. In this post, we're going to give you [...]

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