31 12, 2021

Do Airplanes Appreciate In Value?

By |2023-02-12T02:33:17-06:00December 31st, 2021|Appraisals|

Yes, some airplanes appreciate over time, but not all aircraft can guarantee your investment. Many factors dictate how much an aircraft appreciates over the years. Most aircraft will require diligent maintenance and care. However, there are other characteristics to be aware of as you gear up to sell your aircraft. On the other end, if you're on the hunt for an aircraft, it's equally critical that you look out for certain red flags before making a purchase. This [...]

8 12, 2021

What Does Power-By-The-Hour and Engine Maintenance Programs Mean In Aviation?

By |2023-02-12T02:36:20-06:00December 8th, 2021|Educational|

Engine maintenance programs or Power by The Hour were invented due to the low dispatch reliability of classic turbine fan jet engines. The Rolls Royce Viper, Lycoming ALF-502, Garrett 731 series of engines had massive catastrophic losses and low dispatch reliability. These programs were the manufacturer's way of offering a quasi-warranty. While not truly a warranty that most consumers are accustomed to but probably closer in relationship to a term life insurance policy. The reason being the programs [...]

1 12, 2021

Best Single Engine Aircraft To Buy In 2022

By |2023-02-10T20:21:41-06:00December 1st, 2021|Educational|

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTA) reports that 51.7 million U.S. domestic travelers took to the skies in May 2021. This is less than the over 70 million domestic travelers that flew in May 2019. However, major airlines like American Airlines continue to see higher than estimated amounts of travelers. And with the holidays right around the corner, there is no sign that commercial flights will slow down anytime soon. All of this information is great news for [...]

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