INSURANCE ADVICE FOR LSA PILOTS
From an insurance
perspective, the Light Sport Aircraft category is off to a rocky start.
Early numbers suggest you're about twice as likely to have an accident
in your LSA than a certified aircraft, but insurance underwriter Avemco
isn't hitting the panic button. President Jim Lauerman spoke with
AVweb's Russ Niles about what LSA pilots can do to reduce the
toll quickly and painlessly.
Click here to listen. (4.2 MB,
CONSUMER MAGAZINE HAS GOOD NEWS FOR AIRCRAFT LOANS
the crisis in the mortage markets has helped tank the housing industry,
aircraft loan markets have been only indirectly affected, according to
Mike Jacobs of First Prority Bank, a leading aircraft money lender. In
this podcast with Aviation
Consumer's Paul Bertorelli, Jacobs says high fuel prices have
actually slowed activity more than high interest rates have.
Click here to listen. (7.2 MB,
FLIGHTCRAFT'S PHILLIP CARRELL (IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY)
have bought or sold a high-performance single or private corporate
aircraft anytime in the last, say, half century or so, you might have
run across Phillip Carrell. Phil just celebrated 50 years on the job at
Flightcraft Inc., one of the largest providers of private and business
aircraft services in the Pacific Northwest. AVweb's Mike Blakeney
wants you to meet Phil, as we pay tribute to his career and contribution
to aviation in this AVweb audio feature.
Click here to listen. (6.3 MB,