MARGATE, Florida — We Florida Financial has introduced We Fly, a new aviation program offering loans to its credit union members or to Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) members nationwide. [Read more…]
The subscription-based service minimizes expenses for private aircraft ownership and charter, whether for an established flight department or someone considering private aviation for the first time, according to company officials. [Read more…]
Savvy Aircraft Maintenance Management has launched a nationwide service that offers pre-buy inspections of used aircraft for sale.
By BILL WILSON
If you plan to sell your airplane in this market, be prepared to dance.
You’ll probably have to two-step, twist, boogie and maybe try some new routines before you’ll get that plane sold. And it won’t be the romantic experience you were looking for.
Mile High Finance at Centennial Airport (APA) in Colorado is celebrating 20 years in business. [Read more…]
By EDWARD DOLEJSI
The overwhelming desire to buy a plane for the first timer can be the experience of a lifetime. The dream of owning my own plane, the search for the right one, and finally parting with my money, should have started my life in the pilots’ paradise.
Well, “should have” are the operative words here.
The used aircraft market has recovered considerable momentum during the past several months, thanks to small business owners who have begun to expand and move ahead in the growing economy. When these guys started buying airplanes again, I knew the recession was behind us.
By GUY R. MAHER
So you are ready to buy your first plane? Great! But before you do, how about reviewing my top 10 list of first time buyer mistakes:
Would you like to fly a well-maintained, newer airplane, but can’t afford to buy one just yet? Rather than back-burner this dream, you might want to consider fractional ownership.
The first step in helping someone get a pilot certificate is getting that person into an airplane. That’s the mission of the Aviation Access Project, an asset management company geared toward Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA).
According to CEO Rick Matthews, to attract wanna-be pilots to the “culture of aviation, we have to make aviation friendlier.”