Ready to Buy?
For over 30 years, J.A. Air has been assisting local customers find the right aircraft. From single engine piston aircraft to small jets the value of having an experienced and qualified staff is important. Our team of professionals becomes your partner in the process of purchasing an aircraft. We encourage curiosity, and pride ourselves on answering questions our clients may not know to ask.
J.A. Aero understands that today’s varied aircraft market leaves buyers with a dizzying number of options. Each make and model has different performance specifications, characteristics and price. Buying the right aircraft can mean the difference between a useful, long-term mode of transportation and a veritable dust collector. Let our team navigate you through the steps and provide guidance on any questions you may have. Whether you are looking to buy a new or used aircraft, read on to find out more about how the best aircraft acquisition services in the area can help.
For factory-new aircraft, we can help you prepare your budget based on your needs and expectations. This budget will need to include maintenance and charter revenue, if applicable. When using our aircraft acquisition services, you will receive access to our network for aircraft sales and financing advice. We will use our market knowledge to negotiate on your behalf, so we ensure you get the fairest price available. Let us take any potential aircraft on test flights to check for optimal performance and safe operating conditions.
Just like with new aircraft, we will discuss your expectations and needs, focusing on any concerns with used planes that may break the budget, such as cabins in need of refurbishing. The process will look mostly identical to buying a new aircraft, but with more attention on inspections. We will offer to inspect the potential aircraft and will review agreements and restrictions. As part of the negotiation, we will rectify any of the findings from the inspections.
Aircraft Purchasing Checklist
Even if you have a good idea of the type of aircraft you’re looking to purchase, there could be several things about the process you have no yet considered. Without the proper knowledge or market experience, you may not be able to decipher if you’re making a good deal.
Before buying any aircraft, consider the following questions:
- Who performed the last annual inspection?
- Who performed the overhaul, and are they reputable?
- Are all A.D.’s complied with?
- Is it right time to buy an aircraft?
- What are all available aircraft options?
- Is there a damage history on the aircraft?
- Is the price appropriate?
- Are there any liens against the aircraft?
- What financing is available?
Aircraft Acquisition Services from J.A. Air
What’s the value of having JA behind your purchase? When looking through the numerous aircraft for sale in the marketplace, wouldn’t it be nice to know the cost to install the latest and greatest avionics equipment? or know what ADSB equipment is most compatible with the aircraft you’re looking at? or what would it take to replace the carpet and do sidewalls? or do the wing bolts really need replacing? The list of questions can go on and on, so having JA’s full compliment of services help answer the many questions that lead to the best choice of aircraft, which ultimately leads to the best value.
Acquisition consultations are always free! Call Scott Fank at 630-549-2100 or fill out an online contact form.