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Whether you are buying a new aircraft or refinancing or refitting an existing one, our expert contributors will provide the data you need to make informed decisions to support your ownership structure and cash flow requirements.

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Whether you are buying a new aircraft or refinancing or refitting an existing one, our expert contributors will provide the data you need to make informed decisions to support your ownership structure and cash flow requirements.

Hidden Damage

What’s the worst thing that can happen to your business jet in an accident or incident, assuming that you, the crew, and your passengers...

More Than Just a Blank Check

After nearly eight years of market downturn, business aircraft activity – particularly in the light, mid-range market– appears to be on the rise, while...

Dual Controls

Years ago, a company aircraft was used primarily by the chief executive and a few senior people. Today, business aircraft operate more as middle...

First Rate or Best Rate?

With so many great new and used aircraft available – and some very good buys too – how can you secure the best loan...

Economic Policy

The aviation insurance market in the U.S. is a relatively small but potentially volatile place. Good news for aircraft owners is that the loss...

Mind the Gaps

In the past five to six years, the rules for aircraft financing have changed dramatically. Your excellent banking relationship, no matter how long-standing, now...

Protecting Your Purchase Decision

Buying your first turbine aircraft is both exciting and challenging. In addition to the myriad of details your broker or dealer will give you,...

Lucky Seven

On October 6, 2008, the first morning of the National Business Aviation Association annual convention, major stock exchange indices suddenly began to plummet. By the...

Appraising the Appraiser

After the savings and loan crisis in the 1980s, and again in 2008, the banking industry responded with new rules and additional safeguards for...

Opt to Operate Without Owning

Since the economic downturn of 2009, your ability to borrow funds for buying aircraft has been greatly diminished. Many lenders withdrew entirely from the...