Before You Buy, Get It Appraised!

Not many people would be dumb enough to buy a used airplane without getting a pre-purchase inspection done first. But it's disturbingly common for airplanes to be bought and sold without the benefit of a professional appraisal. An AVweb contributing editor (who happens to be a seasoned appraiser himself) explains why relying on a do-it-yourself aircraft valuation can come back to bite you.

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