Buying and Owning Your Own Airplane
by James E. Ellis
Buying an airplane isn’t an easy task,
but it doesn’t have to be difficult either—if you use the comprehensive
guide, Buying and Owning Your Own Airplane. This handy, updated book
contains all the information you'll want to consider if you're thinking of
buying your own airplane
The second edition of this
book provides answers on everything from
selecting partners and home fields to negotiating sales contracts to
maintaining and upgrading your treasured bird. Readers will find new
information essential for buying aircraft, including a survey of the most
common new and used planes on the market today.
Shows performance specifications, and
summarizes the other considerations of each model, including durability,
flying & landing characteristics, and maintenence issues. Covers all the
major Cessnas, Pipers and some Grummans, Beechcrafts, Mooney's, Maules, a
taildragger section & more (over 50 models in all). Incldes a summary of
Partnership issues, Home field selection, defining the airplane's mission,
Insurance & Maintenence. Chapters are
fully updated, offering additional aircraft coverage, detailing changes in
tax laws, outlining requirements for obtaining and retaining insurance
coverage, and projections on long-term trends in the aviation industry.
2nd edition, 290 pages, with photos and charts, paperback.