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Tips For Renting Your Aircraft

If you own an aircraft and are not utilizing it as much as you would like or if you would like to try and recover some of the cost of owning the aircraft, you may have thought about renting your … Continue reading

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Getting An Aircraft Deal Done In Spite Of A Government Shut-Down

If you have been following the news you know that, once again, a government shut-down is being used as leverage in connection with political demands. But what happens when you are trying to get an aircraft transaction closed and the … Continue reading

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Investigation of Military-Civilian Aircraft Accidents

Under Canada’s Aeronautics Act, the Minister of National Defence is required to designate a member of the Canadian Armed Forces or an employee of the Department of National Defence as the Airworthiness Investigative Authority (“AIA”).  The AIA is responsible for … Continue reading

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Using A "Fly-Away" Exemption To Avoid Paying Sales Tax On An Aircraft Purchase

When buying an aircraft, one of the issues a buyer must determine is whether the buyer will have to pay any sales tax on the transaction. As you may know, most states charge sales tax on the purchase of tangible … Continue reading

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If it is an Interior Part for an Aircraft, then Producing it as a Replacement Part Probably Requires a PMA

I recently received an email from someone who wanted to know if carpet requires a PMA to produce it for installation in an aircraft.  This is a more complicated question than a simple “yes” or “no.” U.S. legal standards identify … Continue reading

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