Tax rules that stimulate aircraft purchases extended

January 3, 2013 By Jim Moore of AOPA Tax rules designed to encourage business aircraft purchases and overhauls have not only survived the fiscal cliff debate, but expanded. The legislation passed by Congress Jan. 1 extends so-called “bonus depreciation,” a type of accelerated depreciation, and also increased limits on deductible expenses for business-related aircraft purchases, … More Tax rules that stimulate aircraft purchases extended

Certain Aircraft that meet specific requirements also have an extended placed-in-service date prior to Jan. 1, 2016, for 50-percent bonus depreciation pursuant to the new law.

Dec. 19, 2014 By Richard C. Farley, Jr. of NBAA This article is intended to provide Members with an introduction to the rules that relate to the topic of bonus depreciation. Readers are cautioned that this publication is not intended to provide more than an illustrative introduction to the subject matter, and since the materials … More Certain Aircraft that meet specific requirements also have an extended placed-in-service date prior to Jan. 1, 2016, for 50-percent bonus depreciation pursuant to the new law.

The Sikorsky Entrepreneurial Challenge

The Entrepreneurial Challenge The Entrepreneurial Challenge is a competition held by Sikorsky Innovations to identify and support emerging, revolutionary technology in the rotorcraft market. The challenge provides an opportunity for entrepreneurial companies to understand some of the toughest issues facing the vertical flight community and identify their technology as relevant to one of more of … More The Sikorsky Entrepreneurial Challenge

Must Read: China Airborne by James Fallows

  Greg Waldron   Depending on who you talk to, China is either the graveyard or the future for major airframers like Boeing and Airbus. It will also, supposedly, be the world’s greatest market for both general and business aviation, with millions of Chinese taking to the skies for pleasure and business. In China Airborne, journalist … More Must Read: China Airborne by James Fallows

New Owners for Cirrus same as for Hawker…the game is to own GA assets on the cheap

By Robert Goyer / Published: Feb 28, 2011 In a phone call to Flying, Cirrus Aircraft president Brent Wouters said that the deal would give Chinese firm China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company (CAIGA) 100 percent ownership of Cirrus. Financial details of the merger weren’t immediately released pending notification of shareholders. The deal is subject to regulatory approval and … More New Owners for Cirrus same as for Hawker…the game is to own GA assets on the cheap