airworthiness certificate

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…

aircraft claim of lien

What is an Aircraft Claim of Lien? A 2022 Update

When buying used goods, contemporary consumers are always urged to err on the side of caution. Thrift stores may sometimes carry defective goods, and online marketplaces are full of scam deals by people trying to part with broken appliances and other damaged items. Unfortunately, you don’t always have the option of looking into an item’s…

aircraft security agreement

What is an Aircraft Security Agreement?

An aircraft security agreement is the typical form of a security document over an aircraft. It must be signed (or authenticated) by the parties to the agreement, contain a description of the collateral, and make clear that a security interest is intended. The aircraft security agreement seeks to create an interest in the airframe or…

Aircraft Bill of Sale Form

What Is an Aircraft Bill of Sale Form & Why Is It Necessary?

When it comes to any asset, buying and selling are essential activities associated with it. Buying and selling aircraft may sound simple, but many important documents need to be prepared to avoid legal complications. One such document is the aircraft bill of sale form. Owning an aircraft has become a new trend in the United…

Plane FAA Registration

Every Plane FAA Registration Application Explained

The first step in making sure that your plane FAA registration is always in order will be to understand the specifics of the process. There are a lot of different applications that relate to the registration, which we can expand on here. Let’s take a closer look at what these applications all look like. Getting…

airplane security agreement

Understanding the Reasons Behind an Airplane Security Agreement

Your aircraft, just like similar belongings, can be used as collateral as part of loans, deals, and agreements, but since it’s registered with the Federal Aviation Administration, it’s always a good idea to make sure that each claim over the aircraft is documented in an official capacity. This is what an airplane security agreement is…

AC 8050-1

Who Can Submit Form AC 8050-1 and How Can They Do it?

Every process has to start somewhere, and the process to register an aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration starts with form AC 8050-1. Anyone who acquires an aircraft in the United States will have to go through the process of submitting this form. Well, not anyone. The specifics of this whole process are very particular,…