13 03, 2021

Aircraft Titles 101: How to Search for FAA Records

By |2023-01-18T16:03:15-06:00March 13th, 2021|Educational|

There is no greater freedom than soaring among the clouds. Whether you are shopping for business or pleasure, shopping for an aircraft is often the antithesis of that freedom. Trying to figure out the maze of technical details and prices can be mind-boggling. It doesn't have to be hard, though! There are tons of ways to help match you with a perfect airplane. From accessing FAA records to negotiating lien dismissal, there are several ways to help you [...]

9 03, 2021

How To Use VREF Online

By |2023-01-18T15:35:19-06:00March 9th, 2021|Educational|

By Jason Zilberbrand , ASA, CAA, ISA AM, AOA AM, MRAeS Ever wish there was a database with everything you could want as a buyer or seller of aircraft? VREF Online offers a load of useful information to pilots, potential aircraft owners, financial institutions, and other companies. All of this information regarding aircraft appraisal services can easily become overwhelming. For example, you may be asking yourself, “What is the difference between an appraisal versus a book value?” We [...]

9 03, 2021

Is Buying An Aircraft To Build Flight Time A Good Idea?

By |2023-01-18T15:25:53-06:00March 9th, 2021|Educational|

By Jason Zilberbrand, ASA, CAA, ISA AM, AOA AM, MRAeS Buying an aircraft to build flight time seems like a good idea, right? Well, the answer is that it depends. There is no one-size-fits-all for what type of aircraft you should or should not own. Cost aside, including maintenance and storage, there are a few more things to consider before buying a plane to meet flight hours. Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying An Aircraft To Build [...]

5 03, 2021

What Are The Top 5 Major Airline Costs?

By |2023-01-18T15:12:12-06:00March 5th, 2021|Educational|

By Jason Zilberbrand, ASA, CAA, ISA AM, AOA AM, MRAeS Many people continue to ask, “What makes airline tickets so pricey?” On occasion, even short-distance trips can amount to a total that’s higher than what you might expect. But aside from the time of year and location, what factors are the most costly for a commercial airline? Learn more about the 5 top commercial airline costs. Top 5 Airline Costs Due to COVID-19, airlines are seeing historic lows [...]

4 03, 2021

Understanding Aircraft Logbook Best Practices

By |2023-01-18T14:58:19-06:00March 4th, 2021|Educational|

By Jason Zilberbrand, ASA, CAA, ISA AM, AOA AM, MRAeS Do you realize how vital aircraft logbooks can genuinely be? Not only does an aircraft logbook track and record essential maintenance, but it can also affect the price of your aircraft. Should you decide to sell later on, a missing logbook could knock off a huge chunk of profit you may have seen otherwise or force the buyer to walk away. Are you following aircraft logbook best practices? [...]

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