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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.

Lien On Me

You could make good use of a light jet for your business, but you’re not likely to fly it more than 100 hours per...

New Line on RV Forecasting

Since an aircraft is a depreciating capital asset, proper financial planning requires an accurate forecast of its anticipated Residual Value (RV) before acquisition. Residual Value...

Capitalizing On The TCJA

How will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) affect business aviation lending? And what does this mean for you? A surplus...

2020 Vision

The mandate for NextGen upgrades is now just two years off, with no indication from the FAA that it will extend the January 2020...

Capitalizing on a Favorable Market

When evaluating the benefits and related responsibilities of purchasing a business aircraft, there are many costs to consider. For most buyers, how they will...

Capital Decisions

Buying your first business aircraft can be a daunting prospect. Two main deterrents often are the significant investment required, and the logistics involved in...

Back in Balance?

While business aviation flight activity is on the rise after the sharp post-crisis downturn, a quick glance at residual value trends indicates that we...

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...