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A Word on Global Business Aircraft Sales, Beware the import process

Today “A Word on Global Business Aircraft Sales, Beware the import process…!” was posted on The latest installment in an ongoing series by Jet Tolbert, President of American Aircraft Sales, Inc., the article offers an insider’s look at how common buyer misconceptions of VAT lead to incorrect valuations of aircraft for sale, and ultimately a greater tax exposure if a buyer fails to properly prepare at the beginning of the process.

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How Should Aircraft Buyers and Sellers Act Today?

Sifting through the industry hype, Jet Tolbert makes sense of the used jet marketplace moving into Q4 2018. Are buyers or sellers justified in their expectations? Or is reality to be found somewhere in between? There are many buzzwords being liberally banded around the Business Aviation sales arena at present. Terms like ‘100% bonus depreciation’, ‘active…

What is an Aircraft Broker?

Would you know how to find the right broker for your next aircraft transaction? It may seem like a simple enough question, but a lack of clarity does still exist over what distinguishes aircraft brokers from aircraft dealers. What exactly is a business aircraft broker, and how can you choose the right one for your…

Tips for Approaching Today’s Used Aircraft Market

Buying and Selling Business Jets What’s the best advice for buyers and sellers entering today’s used international aircraft marketplace, and why does it help to broaden the search as widely as possible? Jet Tolbert discusses… Looking back over our recent aircraft sales, it’s clear there has been a stronger international flavor lately. While this micro…