29 04, 2021

6 Major Red Flags To Avoid When Buying An Aircraft

By |2023-01-18T16:25:50-06:00April 29th, 2021|Appraisals|

By Jason Zilberbrand, ASA, CAA, ISA AM, AOA AM, MRAeS When it comes to selling an aircraft, most people are above board, fully transparent, and open about the condition and pedigree of the plane. But with a super hot market, many owners with problematic aircraft find the perfect environment to get rid of the "lemon." So what can you do to protect yourself when no one else will? What do unscrupulous sellers do to lure you into a [...]

28 04, 2021

How To Spot And Prevent Aircraft Corrosion

By |2023-01-18T16:11:05-06:00April 28th, 2021|Educational|

By Jason Zilberbrand, ASA, CAA, ISA AM, AOA AM, MRAeS Let’s talk about one of the most significant aspects that can depreciate an aircraft immensely. We call it aircraft corrosion, and it can stop a potential buyer from ever closing a deal. Any corrosion on a plane is severe and can cause an aircraft to fail during flight. Various levels of decay have caused fatal and non-fatal crashes, including an England Airbus A330 in 2013, a Georgia ASA [...]

13 04, 2021

What’s Involved in an Annual Inspection for Airplanes?

By |2023-01-18T15:56:58-06:00April 13th, 2021|Educational|

Is your aircraft due for its annual inspection? What do you actually know about this critical part of airplane ownership? Annual inspections keep your aircraft in safe, airworthy condition. You can address any issues before they cause an accident. Your inspection records are important when you sell your plane too. Good record-keeping and a history of making any necessary repairs can increase the resale value of your aircraft. Find out more about required aircraft inspections. You'll be able [...]

5 04, 2021

Is It Possible To Make a Profit On Private Jet Ownership?

By |2023-01-18T15:49:00-06:00April 5th, 2021|Appraisals|

By Jason Zilberbrand, ASA, CAA, ISA AM, AOA AM, MRAeS Most first-time buyers and potential aircraft owners want to know whether money can be made by buying a private jet. After all, who wouldn't want to fly for free and flip that plane for a profit? So, is it possible to make a profit by buying a private jet? No, for the most part, you can not make money on a private jet purchase. Just as it is [...]

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