Aircraft for Sale: Blog

Potential Tax Perks of Buying an Aircraft

There have been many recent changes in IRS rules and regulations which strongly favor aircraft owners. In recent years, “aircraft depreciation” has been back in tax codes and that’s expected to continue in coming years. In other words, many private pilots are watching as their planes and helicopters depreciate over the years, but you can catch...

When Buying a Plane is Better than Renting

Just like with a home, there are times to rent and there are times to buy an aircraft. For many pilots, the idea of buying a jet and shopping for an aircraft is too exciting to pass up—especially when you find out just how affordable some of those planes can be. There are many charts and calculators to compare how much you fly, cost of operation,...

How to Buy an Aircraft Sight Unseen

While it’s always preferable to see a large purchase like an aircraft in person, it’s simply not always feasible. The perfect aircraft for you might not be nearby, or it might not be in your schedule to take a flight to the other side of the world to see an aircraft for sale in person. However, if investors can purchase properties sight unseen,...

Private Pilots Helped Search for Missing Malaysia Flight MH370

Whether you got your private pilot’s license to fulfill a lifelong dream, have more control over your private aircrafts or to make “weekend trips” with the family that much easier, there’s also a sector of private pilots who happily help with searches. When Malaysian Airline flight MH370 went missing, private pilots stepped up to plate to aid...

What Every Private Pilot Needs in Their Flight Bag

It doesn’t matter if you’ve logged the bare minimum of miles to have your private pilot’s license in hand or you just bought your new airplane from an aircraft broker like CB Aviation. It also doesn’t matter if you’re taking a 30-minute pleasure flight, giving visiting friends a tour of the region or if you’re headed to the Bahamas for a...

From Aircraft Renter to Owner: Is It Time to Take the Leap?

As a private pilot, you’ve been renting aircraft for some time now—and you’ve given quite a few a test flight. You’ve probably narrowed down what you like, what you don’t like and have a good idea of how many passengers (if any) you’ll typically carry. You likely know if any further certifications are in your near future, and have a preference...