Today’s challenges in Aircraft Sales and Purchases: Maintenance, Parts, and Engineering Backlogs!

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When it comes to the complex world of aircraft sales and purchases, there are many hurdles to overcome. Three significant challenges that often arise during these transactions are the difficulties in securing a slot in an aircraft maintenance facility for a pre-buy inspection and navigating the intricate landscape of aircraft part supply. Furthermore, obtaining engineering … Continued

Shift from Leaded to Unleaded: Avgas 100LL vs. Avgas UL91/UL94

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Introduction Avgas The aviation industry has long relied on Avgas 100LL (Low Lead) as the primary fuel for piston-powered aircraft. However, concerns about environmental impact and health risks associated with leaded fuels, have led to the development of unleaded alternatives. Two of these alternatives are Avgas UL91 and UL94, designed to offer similar performance while … Continued

When should I consider selling my business jet?

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We often get this question from business jet owners. Although there is not one easy answer possible, we can see some trends among business jet owners.  Here are four trends we noticed: As mentioned, everyone has his own reason to sell. Some business jet owners are just selling to make a quick buck, while other … Continued

The Cessna CitationJet, why is this aircraft still so popular?

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The Cessna CitationJet (model 525) was developed to replace the older Cessna 500 Citation I (model 500) and Cessna Citation II aircraft. (model 550). The first flight of the 525 was in April 1991 and the first delivery took place in March 1993. Unlike earlier models, the 525 has been developed from the start to … Continued

Off market aircraft!

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When you are in the market to purchase an aircraft, you probably have noticed the term “off market”. But what does this exactly mean? There are multiple definitions about an off-market aircraft, but in general we can say that an aircraft is off market, when it is not traded or marketed on the open market/channels. … Continued

What is an escrow company?

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Most aircraft sales or acquisitions involves large amounts of money, and the payment of an aircraft is usually made in two parts. The first payment is the deposit to secure the aircraft and start with the pre-buy inspection, the second payment is usually the remaining balance of the purchase price after the aircraft has been … Continued