Tag "buying-aircraft"

May 3, 2013

Setting Aviation Goals: The SMART Approach

Setting Aviation Goals: The SMART Approach Having goals is something we should always endeavor to do. Not just for flying, but since we are talking aviation that will be the context for this article. Certainly these ideas can be applied to anything else in life. When President Kennedy announced in 1961 that we would put…

April 26, 2013

What would I buy…Monocoupe

What would I buy? Monocoupe This is the fifth installment in a series of articles based on a hypothetical set of airplane ownership criteria. Note: This information is strictly the opinion of the author. Your mileage may vary.  So for this one I reached deep into my eccentric tastes to produce an example of how I…

March 11, 2013

Don’t wait on your dreams!

Don’t wait on your dreams! Recently I got a disturbing call from a good friend of mine. He was diagnosed with a disease that will forever clip his wings. This is a life-long aviator in his late 40s. This really punctuates the need to not wait on your dreams. My friend has had a fantastic…

February 23, 2013

What would I buy…Beechcraft Bonanza

What would I buy….Beechcraft Bonanza This is the fourth installment in a series of articles based on a hypothetical set of airplane ownership criteria. Note: This information is strictly the opinion of the author. Your mileage may vary.  Previous Installments: Kolb Luscombe 8A Globe Swift The goal this time will be to spend $40,000 for a…

February 8, 2013

Anti Air Cam

Anti Air Cam I pride myself on being a pretty reasonable guy. I’m not quick to judge and I’m pretty considerate of others, but in spite of all that I couldn’t restrain myself from sharing my thoughts on Sport Aviation’s most recent cover-plane. So what is it about the Air Cam that stirs in me…

January 22, 2013

What would I Buy….Globe Swift

What would I buy….Globe Swift This is the third installment in a series of articles based on a hypothetical set of airplane ownership criteria. Note: This information is strictly the opinion of the author. Your mileage may vary. Our previous installments where on LSA category aircraft: #1 here and #2 here for $10,000 and $20,000 respectively. The goal…

December 7, 2012

Buying a used homebuilt

Buying a used homebuilt In this economy there is no question it’s a buyers market. This is the same for the used homebuilt market, there are plenty of good deals out there. But do you really know what you’re buying? Lets examine some key questions and provide some answers from my point of view.

October 31, 2012

Barnstormers.com Addict: So many aircraft for sale, so little money…

I’m a Barnstormers.com addict… If you aren’t familiar with the website Barnstormers.com then hopefully you can run now and be spared from the addiction. Barnstormers.com is an aviation classified site that is chocked full of used airplanes and parts for sale. I was first introduced to Barnerstormers.com back in 2004 when I was researching the…

September 8, 2012

iFLYblog.com Audiocast Episode #0

This is my first episode, not sure why I called it #0, just seemed appropriate.  I am totally new to producing a podcast, but I listen to them all the time. To be fair, this won’t really be a podcast in the traditional sense. The audiocast will simply be an audio version of posts that…

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