aircraft maintenance

061 - Citation Jet Ownership, Maintenance + Inspections | Airplane Intel Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. It’s our goal to help you make safer and smarter decisions with your personal or business aircraft. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week Don and I discuss jet aircraft maintenance and inspections. We focus in on the Cessna Citation line to explore the differences and details of jet ownership and maintenance requirements. If you’re a new jet owner, or thinking of becoming one, this episode is for you.

060 - How to Start a Flying Club + More | Airplane Intel Podcast | Aviation Podcasts

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. It’s our goal to help you make safer and smarter decisions with your personal or business aircraft. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week, thanks to several listener requests, we find out how to start and manage a flying club with an exclusive interview. We discuss it all – from start up, growth, day-to-day operations, aircraft maintenance, and how to use technology to streamline operations. Plus, the pros and cons of leasing your airplane to a flying club.

059 - [INTERVIEW] Owning a Piper Sarataga & Buying a Cessna 340 | Airplane Intel Podcast - an Aviation Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. It’s our goal to help you make safer and smarter decisions with your personal or business aircraft. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week, we interview the owner of a Piper Saratoga. We’ll get an inside look on what it takes to own, fly, and maintain this popular high-performance Piper single from costs, maintenance, performance, and much more. Plus, trading up for a cabin-class twin.

058 - Aviation Tax Matters for Aircraft Owners

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. It’s our goal to help you make safer and smarter decisions with your personal or business aircraft. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week we speak with an aviation accountant to get inside information on tax-related matters for airplane owners, buyers, and sellers. We’ll cover both ends of the transaction, write offs, depreciation and much more. If you’re an aircraft owner, or thinking about buying or selling one, you won’t want to miss this!

057 - Selling Your Airplane

In this bonus episode, Don flies solo to talk about something new. Don tells about how to sell your airplane and structure the deal. Plus aircraft ownership news about ADS-B rebates.

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. It’s our goal to help you make safer and smarter decisions with your personal or business aircraft. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

055 - INTERVIEW: The most reasonable piston single? | Airplane Intel Podcast | Aviation Podcasts

Today we interview the owner of a popular single-engine Cessna. We’ll dive into a variety of topics including the purchase process, airplane ownership costs, maintenance and lessons learned.

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

053 - Tips for buying an Airplane, Piper Arrow Discussion, Cheap Jets + More | Aviation Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week Don and I discuss some useful tips for buying an airplane including how to research, what to look for and how to approach the owner. Then we talk about some interesting considerations with Piper Arrows and cool mods for light jets.

050 - Avoiding legal mistakes when buying an airplane

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week we wrap up our How to Buy an Airplane Series with Part 6. This time, how to avoid legal mistakes when buying and selling aircraft with aviation attorney Talbot Martin.

049 - What to know about aircraft brokers | Aviation Podcast

We’re back with part 5 of our How to Buy an Airplane series. This week, what you should know about aircraft brokers with Erin K Pitts, aircraft broker with USA Aircraft Brokers.

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Our Guest: Aircraft Broker Erin K. Pitts

Erin K. Pitts is an aircraft broker with USA Aircraft Brokers Inc, the largest and oldest network of brokers in the country. She is recognized for her ability to connect buyers and sellers using the internet.  She has sold several aircraft and helps educate people about how aircraft brokers can help make transactions easier, while also making them faster and more profitable than marketing an airplane alone.  You can connect Erin on Facebook or by calling 518-491-8573. You can also learn more about USA Aircraft Brokers by clicking here.

048 - What to know about Aviation Insurance w/Avemco Insurance | Airplane Intel Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

In part 4 of our “How to Buy an Airplane” series, what you should know about aircraft insurance before the purchase with Avemco Insurance underwriter Alex Walters. Plus, why your insurance agent can prove to be a valuable member of your aircraft ownership support team.

If you’re in the market for your first airplane, or you’re thinking about transitioning to another, you won’t want to miss this!

047 - Aircraft Financing w/ AOPA Finance | Aviation Podcasts

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

In part 3 of our How to Buy an Airplane series, what you should know about financing an airplane with AOPA Finance president Adam Meredith. If you’re considering financing some or all of your next aircraft purchase, or even avionics upgrades or engine overhauls, you won’t want to miss this!

043 - Sun N' Fun 2018 Coverage [INTERVIEWS + More] | Airplane Intel Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week Don and I talk about the great people we met, cool airplanes we saw, and interesting things we learned during Sun N Fun 2018 in Lakeland, FL.

041 - Owning a Mooney M20C

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week we interview Mitch, the owner of a 1962 Mooney M20C. He shares the ins and outs of Mooney ownership including maintenance, cost of ownership, and more. Plus, aircraft ownership news, new videos, and a few big announcements.

040 - The Turbo Commander 690B + More | Airplane Intel Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

In this short episode, Don is flying solo to discuss the Turbo Commander 690B turboprop including a special STC. Then Don reveals a great source for decoding aviation acronyms. Plus, new Plane Partnership Members and the Tip of the Week.

039 - The Beechcraft Baron and Owning a Twin - Aviation Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week Don and I discuss the Beechcraft Baron and ways to make owning a twin more affordable. Plus aircraft ownership news, Don’s tip of the week, and your feedback.

038 - How to Buy a Single-Engine Airplane + More!

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week, Don talks about how to buy a single-engine airplane and gives his opinions on several makes and models based on some of the airplane prebuys we’ve done this year including the Beechcraft A36 Bonanza. Plus, aircraft ownership news, our upcoming seminar, and Don’s tip of the week.

037 - The Eclipse 500, How to Buy a Jet + More | Airplane Intel Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week, Don and I introduce the Eclipse 500 series of single-pilot jets. Then we shift our discussion to the ins and outs of buying a jet. Plus aircraft ownership news, Don’s tip of the week, and a new Alphabet Soup segment.

036 - Turboprop Engine Discussion + More | Airplane Intel Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week, Don discusses some of the differences between the Pratt & Whitney PT6 turboprop engines and the Garett TPE-331 engines found on many twin turboprops such as the Cessna 425 Conquest, MU2, and Merlin III. Plus aircraft ownership news and a new SAIB for turbocharger exhaust clamps.

033 - Aircraft Turbocharging + More | Aviation Podcasts

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week, thanks to requests from our listener survey, we talk about the pros and cons of buying a turbocharged airplane. Then we talk about some recent avionics equipment approvals in this week’s Alphabet Soup. Plus aircraft ownership news, Don’s tip of the week, and your feedback.

032.5 - The Cessna Cardinal Part 2 | Aviation Podcast

Welcome to The Airplane Intel Podcast, the weekly General Aviation podcast for aircraft owners, operators, pilots and mechanics. We deliver practical advice, tips and strategies to make aircraft ownership simple, safe and cost effective.

This week, we hear from our friend Arthur Billingsley to continue our conversation about the Cessna Cardinal. Art tells us what it was like to own, fly and maintain a Cessna 177RG, and why he chose the Cardinal over competing aircraft such as the Mooney 201 and Piper Arrow.