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Airworthiness Certificate Explained in Detail

As an aircraft owner and operator, you are no doubt familiar with the term ‘airworthiness’. It’s a relatively straightforward word, referring to whether or not an aircraft is capable of safe flight. The word is also used in reference to component parts of an aircraft, and if they’re functioning as intended. The process of measuring…

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Does the N-Number Mean Your Aircraft is Registered?

The license plate numbers on an automobile are a series of numbers or numbers and letters that are unique to that vehicle. They help with identification and show where the vehicle was licensed. Aircrafts have a similar form of identification, called tail numbers. Each aircraft’s tail number includes a callsign prefix to indicate the country…

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How Long is an Airplane Registration Good For?

To keep track of every single piece of registered aircraft in the US, the Federal Aviation Administration requires updating documentation. Airplane registration is no exception to this rule, and proper compliance with the federal authorities will prove you are a responsible owner. It will also keep you out of trouble and avoid expensive fines. In…

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How Does the Aircraft Registration Renewal Work?

All aircraft registration has its expiration date. The Re-Registration and Renewal of Aircraft Registration final rule of 2010 established that aircraft registration renewal must be processed every 3 years for every single aircraft registered with the Federal Aviation Administration. Complying promptly will avoid your aircraft falling off registration so as to fly legally. The validity…

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How Much Time Do You Have to Do Your Initial Aircraft Registration?

What else could feel better than getting yourself to the aerodrome on the weekend and putting your airplane up high in the sky? Probably nothing, but you must get aircraft registration before those engines get started. Certain types of aircraft documentation have a specific time limit to be submitted as the Federal Aviation Administration may…