It's alot more than kicking a tire.

It’s a lot more than kicking a tire.

Buying an aircraft is a major purchase.

You need to ask yourself, what do I know about the operation and maintenance of a jet??

Here is a partial list of some of that items you need to be very familiar with:

· EFB

· EFIS

· EASA

· MNPS

· JAR OPS

· RNP 5 and 10

· RVSM

· ILS

· FANS

· VHF

· HF

· TCAS

· EGPWS

· TCAS CH 7

· Smart Parts

· SAT COMM

· SAT data

· CPDLC

· ADS

· WIFI

· MSP

· ESP

· Corporate Care

· Falcon Care

· Camp Systems

· FM immunity

· 8.33 kHz

· “C” check

· “D” check: do you know the facilities that do these checks correctly

· Section 5 of the logbooks

· Wt and balance data:

· GTOW

· ZFW

· LDG WT

· AD’s

· SB’s

· STC’s

· 337’s

· Cabin Systems: Entertainment and Galley

Hiring a fee for service consultant is the most cost effective way to purchase an aircraft without one you are a lamb in the woods full of wolves.

An aviation consultant will work to get you the best value in an aircraft, new or pre-owned.

Ivan Klugman       www.inavsol.com Ivan@inavsol.com