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It’s been two long years since the last time Helicopter Association International held their annual Heli-Expo, and we couldn’t be happier to have attended the reboot! With over 13,000 attendees, 590 exhibitors, and 72 participating countries – HAI Heli-Expo is the world’s largest vertical aviation conference and trade show.
A small but vital part of both the aviation and agricultural industries, the modern ag aviation industry, also known as aerial application, consists of small businesses and pilots that use aircraft and innovative technologies to aid farmers in producing a safe, affordable and abundant supply of food.
When a company makes its business aircraft available to employees for non-business use, such flights are considered taxable fringe benefits by the IRS. Aviation managers need to be able to accurately track and report the taxable amount for flights involving employee personal use of employer-provided aircraft.
When you’re getting ready to sell your aircraft, you need to take the necessary steps to find and select a broker that works best for your operation, said ATP’s Vice President of Marketing and Engagement Lee Brewster, who hosted a recent webinar on this topic.
When selecting your MRO, you may decide to service your aircraft more cheaply, saving you money in the short term, but be aware that depending on which provider you use and other factors, your decision may cost you later by decreasing the aircraft’s value.
With hundreds of exhibitors, thousands of attendees, and a smaller show than previous years, 2021 NBAA-BACE was a success! In addition, there was a focus on sustainability at this show, with over 100 exhibitors, including ATP, signing a Green Pledge to reduce their carbon footprint at the show.
Utilizing programs can have a positive impact on value. Determining whether or not an engine program is right for your aircraft depends a lot on the individual aircraft category and class, its asset value and the cost of major maintenance events.
With NBAA BACE 2021 just around the corner and the program schedule live, there is no time to waste! Have no fear, ATP is here to help plan your experience at BACE by letting you in on the top five things we are looking forward to.
Aircraft staging is another chance for you to make a good first impression with a prospective buyer. When done right, it highlights the best features of your aircraft.
Make improvements and get organized to ensure your business aircraft’s records and loose equipment are in order whenever you put the airplane on the market. Your aircraft’s value is directly tied to its logbooks, and the more complete those records are, the better.
MELs and MMELs, what are they, why do we need them, and how are they used? In case you missed it, our first and second webinars of 2021 were presented on February 18th and April 29th respectively, and featured ATP’s very own VP of Marketing & Engagement, Lee Brewster, alongside President of Aerodox, David Burk.
Charles Taylor’s contributions to aviation were not always recognized, he is known as the man aviation history almost forgot. Everyone knows of the Wright brothers, but if it had not been for Charles Taylor, that first powered aircraft would have never lifted off the ground.