Aircraft Sales & Acquisition

Whether buying or selling, managing your seven-to-eight figure business aircraft transaction is a complex process. Aircraft Sales & Acquisition describes the “rules of the road” when it comes to new and preowned business aircraft and fractional share negotiations.

Options for Valuing Your Aircraft

When it comes to valuing an aircraft, whether for insurance purposes or for potential resale, you have several options. These can range from free...

Risky Business

When buying a business jet, mismanagement, insufficient professional oversight, and/or your erroneous assumptions can result in substantial financial loss. What are the most common...

Buying or Selling an Aircraft? First Buy an Expert

It's tempting to consider handling an aircraft purchase or sale on your own, or with help from your aviation manager, chief of maintenance, attorney,...

Selecting the Right Aircraft Broker

As aircraft transactions have unique and complex options and factors, experience in buying other expensive capital equipment does not guarantee a successful aircraft acquisition....

Cross-Border Transactions

Are you considering your first aircraft purchase? Is now the right time for you to upgrade to a newer or larger model? Are you...

Demand for New Aircraft Models Mirrors Improving Economy

For the first time since the US Great Recession began 6½ years ago, we now see abundant evidence of a widespread industry recovery. In...

Six Essential Questions for Aircraft Acquisition Success

Your business activity is on the rise, company officers have floated the idea repeatedly, travel needs and budgets finally align: it's time to...

What’s It REALLY Worth?

You've made the financial commitment to sell and replace your aircraft. Then you receive an offer that is below your asking price. How do...

Don’t Be Emotionally Compromised

The film Star Trek (J.J. Abrams, dir., Paramount Pictures, 2009) presents an alternate timeline in which Spock is Captain and Kirk is First Officer....

Finding the Best Deal in an Uncertain Used Aircraft Market

The business aircraft market always has been exceptionally sensitive to both political unrest and economic distress. Despite recent signs of a nascent US recovery,...