Buyer Beware

The saying “Buyer beware” is as old as there are people buying and selling.  Unfortunately, in the aviation industry, the stakes can be high. It is important to understand the term “fiduciary responsibility”.  In simple terms, the person you hire has a fiduciary responsibility to only represent your best interests in the transaction.  They cannot…

The Throw Away Jet

As Published in BusinessAir Magazine The current used jet market has reached the stage where a relatively high percentage are in the throw away jet category.  In general terms, it happens around age 30+-. Let me explain.  This age of aircraft is in the functional obsolescence stage of their life.  The deterioration in their value…

How to buy a jet plane

Jet Buyer’s Guide– First time buyers  The decision to purchase a jet for the first time or to upgrade is like any other business decision. It requires careful analysis of your needs, market knowledge, process and strategy.  Aviation can provide your company many positive financial benefits although they may be difficult to quantify.  Buying the wrong…