Airplane Registration

A Quick Explainer on Processing an Airplane Registration

If you have logged all the necessary training hours, studied hard, and passed the requisite exam to obtain your pilot’s license, you are in elite company. Having the privilege to soar above the clouds, completely on your own in the cockpit, is a privilege that most will never know. If aviation has long been a…

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Airplane Registration: Airworthiness Certification

A “Certification of Airworthiness” may sound a bit redundant: after all, isn’t every kind of aircraft registration a certification of airworthiness? However, this particular kind of certification is very important. In fact, it’s one of the basic reasons that the Aircraft Registration Branch of the FAA exists. As they say on their site, one of…

Aircraft Registration through FAA

Finding Time for Aircraft Registration through FAA

In many cases vehicle and aircraft registration through FAA can be cumbersome and time-consuming. The fact of the matter is while registration is very important to aircraft owners, there never feels like a decent time to get it done. For the situations, using a third party is the most convenient choice to make. The FAA requires…

Following Proper Protocol

Following Proper Protocol

Flying an airplane is an exhilarating experience, and liberating. However, it is also important to remember the safety measures which need to be taken, no matter how experienced of a plane owner or pilot you are. Aircraft security should never be forgotten about, and it’s important to fully know and understand your aircraft if you…

Difference Between Flying Biplanes and Aerobatic Planes

The Difference Between Flying Biplanes and Aerobatic Planes

Similar questions circulate between many pilots. One of which is, “What is the difference between flying a biplane and an aerobatic plane?” First of all, when envisioning a biplane you should see a classic, World War I-looking aircraft. Biplanes have two sets of wings, one above and one below the body of the aircraft, which…

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FAA Registry Renewal

Getting your plane on the Aircraft Registry is important. That will help to make sure that you’re flying legally and safely. However, it’s important to stay on the renewal, too. That registration expires. When it does, you want to make sure that you maintain it. If you don’t, you won’t be able to legally fly.…

Facts about Airplane Registration

Little Known Facts about Airplane Registration

Airplanes are one of the most recent forms of transportation. By that same token, airplane registration became mandatory more recently than most people might think. For example, according to the FAA, registration of an airplane didn’t become mandatory until the “Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938.” At that time, in their words “provided for recording of…

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What Happens if You Miss FAA Registration Renewal?

If you own a plane, you know how important your FAA registration is. Maintaining this registration is important, because it means that you can fly legally. However, sometimes things come up, you get busy and maybe forget, and renewal may just slip your mind. The FAA wants you to get your FAA registration renewal. As…

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The Necessity of FAA Registration

Have you ever wondered “why do I need FAA registration for my airplane?”  Many fliers over the years have asked that question. After all, you pay for your plane; you paid to learn how to fly it, why should you have to pay this other fee? According to the FAA itself, the 1944 “Convention on…