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Private aviation, which includes business aviation, is not one of those static industries where everything stays the same. It’s dynamic and always on the move, literally and figuratively. This makes it important to keep up with the trends in private aviation for 2019, in order to stay relevant in the market.
Operators are predicting growth in the private jet market even though new aircraft sales have been a bit flat of late. That’s good news for the used aircraft market and the growth extends beyond providers to a growing (and younger) clientele. Entrepreneurs and Millennials are ready to explore private travel.
The much-t... read more
New or experienced, young or old, it doesn’t matter. Pilots have flying in their blood, and once it’s there, it’s there to stay. They have such passion for flying, it’s not surprising that most, if not all, dream of one day owning their own aircraft. Cost is the barrier most face, but bringing older planes back to life is one way to leap over into ownership.
When new light-sport aircrafts cost at least $150,000 and close to $250,000 for entry-level Part 23, it’s no surprise that a lot of pilots can’t do more than stare in envy. What if that didn’t have to be the case? What if you could be cool and retro, finding and rehabbing an old plane that doesn’t deserve to die... read more
Owning your own aircraft is certainly a joyful and freeing experience. It can also be a painfully expensive one, especially when unexpected problems arise and threaten to take a large bite out of your wallet. The new Piston Engine Service Program (PESP) is like Kevlar for your finances, protecting both your investment and your wallet from the unpredictable.
AeroEngine Protection Corp. (AEPC) offers the only PESP available in the general aviation industry. Professionals from AEPC used data from large fleet overhauls and more than 4,000 piston-aircraft overhauls over a 20-year period before designing the different programs they offer.
Owners of piston aircraft are now able to ... read more
Aircraft maintenance is a comprehensive, ongoing process designed to meet the standards set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). No one knows that better than J.A. Air Center, the leader in aircraft maintenance in Chicago.
With nearly 50 years of experience, our Class IV Part 145 Repair Station is FAA Authorized and EASA Approved. Our teams of experienced and trained technicians provide service for almost every airframe and engine event, scheduled or unscheduled, on numerous models of Jet, Turboprop and Piston aircraft.
With temperatures getting colder, we have some winter aircraft maintenance tips below for things you can do yourself or, if you’re short on time, ... read more
With news of the anticipated pilot shortage all over the news, it’s no surprise that a lot of people are interested in following their dreams and becoming a pilot. If you are interested in becoming a pilot, do you know what to look for in a flight training school?
Flight training schools are working hard to meet the demand as it’s projected that they will need to turn out 87 new pilots each day. They aren’t all the same, so below are several different factors to consider where you want to go.
What are Your Pilot Goals?
Like anything else in life, it’s good to define your goals before getting st... read more