13 09, 2022

What’s The Difference Between An Aircraft Factory Rebuild & Engine Overhaul?

By |2023-01-22T13:12:14-06:00September 13th, 2022|Appraisals|

It's one of the most frequently asked questions my office receives daily, and it's a topic that will only generate more confusion as technology and 100LL regulations change; so what is the difference between a factory rebuild, a factory overhaul, and a field overhauled engine? More importantly, how does it affect the value of my aircraft? And is opting for a factory new engine worth the extra money? As labor rates continue to climb, combined with inflation at [...]

12 09, 2022

Can Your Business Benefit From Bonus Depreciation?

By |2023-01-22T13:09:05-06:00September 12th, 2022|Educational|

Did your company purchase an aircraft after September 27, 2017? If so, your investment may be eligible for bonus depreciation. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) allows eligible aircraft to receive 100% bonus depreciation in the same year as the purchase. The goal is to encourage small businesses to make investments that will stimulate the economy. However, act quickly because the deductible percentage will begin to phase down on January 1, 2023. This provision allows businesses [...]

9 09, 2022

Find Out More About Piper’s Cherokee PA28 140 B-E Models

By |2023-01-22T13:06:37-06:00September 9th, 2022|Educational|

Piper Aircraft Founded by two brothers, Clarence and Gordon Taylor, in 1927, Piper was first known as the Taylor Brothers Aircraft Manufacturing Company. Just a year later, the company would undergo a name change to Taylor Brothers Aircraft Corporation due to the death of Gordon Taylor. When the Great Depression caused the Taylor Brothers Aircraft Corporation to go out of business, Clarence retreated from a career in aviation. In addition to the company’s financial burdens, Clarence was also [...]

9 09, 2022

Learn More About Beechcraft Bonanza 35 A-P Models

By |2023-01-22T12:50:59-06:00September 9th, 2022|Educational|

Beechcraft Aircraft The Beech Aircraft Corporation was founded in Wichita, Kansas, in 1932 during the Great Depression and before the start of World War II. Its founder, Walter Beech, served as its President until his unexpected death in 1950. Afterward, his wife, Olive Ann Beech, transitioned from her role as Beech Aircraft's secretary and treasurer to take his place as President for 18 years and as a chairman of the board until her retirement in 1982. Beech's duties [...]

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