Hawkeye Aircraft has developed three guides to utilize as an overview for the buying or upgrading of a jet. The summaries are outlined here. For the complete guide please email your request to [email protected]
Serious Questions for Serious Aircraft Buyers
Jet Buyer’s Guide--Upgrade Buyers
Jet Buyer’s Guide-- First time buyers
Jet Aircraft Buyer’s Guide—Purchase, Charter or Fractional
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 solution can be expensive and not easy to untangle.
The first item is a determination of why I want to consider an aircraft. The second determination is how many hours per year do I think I will use the aircraft. The easiest method of determining hours is to take the number of trips you currently take, find out basic mileages and divide by the speed of the aircraft or your current charter hours/fractional hours.