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

My experience with FA Aircraft Sales

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I began a search for “the perfect” Beechcraft A-36 Bonanza in the latter part of 2021. After searching far and wide in the United States, I came across a possible candidate aircraft listed for sale by FA Aircraft Sales in Antwerp, Belgium. I made arrangements with the broker to travel to Belgium and view the … 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

Buying your own aircraft, what are the costs?

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Have you ever considered buying your own aircraft? More and more people are thinking about having their own aircraft since the beginning of the corona crisis. Many people no longer want to be on an aircraft with other people because they are afraid of getting infected. Also, airline schedules were severely disrupted, making travel impossible … Continued

What does on-condition flying mean?

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Regularly we receive questions from European registered aircraft owners about flying on an on-condition program. But what does on-condition flying mean? In short, it means, flying with an aircraft that has parts installed that are outside their overhaul limitations. To give an example, all piston engine manufacturers recommend a lifetime for their engines. This engine … Continued

Buying a private jet as a private owner/operator! 

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Buying a private jet is different from purchasing real estate or any other high value asset. The purchase of a private jet is not something you do quickly, as this is a highly regulated area. Many potential buyers are not aware, that since August 2016 each operator/owner of a complex, motor powered aircraft, that is … Continued

The ferry flight explained!

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The aircraft sales business is a global business. Therefore, a ferry flight is an important task of any aircraft sale or purchase. On a daily basis, aircraft are ferried between different continents. How this works and the difficulties you run in to, we explain it in our blog. A ferry flight is the transport of … Continued