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

The aviation industry has changed from a few years ago.  Transactions as well as aircraft are more complicated.  It is estimated by industry sources that 85% of new and pre-owned aircraft transaction have a buyer’s expert on their side. Answering these 10 questions will give you an idea if you and your team have all of the tools and planning in place to go it alone, or if you should hire an expert to avoid expensive mistakes and provide for a better transaction.

10 Questions for any Aircraft Buyer

Jet Buyer’s Guide--Upgrade Buyers

The decision to upgrade your current plane is like any other business decision. It requires careful analysis of your needs, market knowledge, process and strategy. It requires a team approach that will include accounting, legal, technical users, and end users. Understanding the current situation and clarifying what future requirements and desires will be allows you to make a sound business decision on what is the best fit for these missions.

Jet Buyer’s Guide–Upgrade Buyers

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 solution can often be easily recognized and results in less than favorable results.

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.

Jet Aircraft Buyer’s Guide—Purchase, Charter or Fractional