The Right Approach to
Financing Your Next Turboprop or Turbine Aircraft

Buying a turbine airplane – whether new or used – demands a thorough understanding of the factors at work that could affect your purchase. The stakes are high so it’s prudent to seek guidance from experienced aviation professionals such as the team at AOPA Aviation Finance. Working with members who have been through the process many times over,  they have established a breadth of experiences. They will guide you through the process and be on your side. Working with AOPA Aviation Finance is like having your own Aircraft Purchasing Department. Start your financing today by contacting AOPA Aviation Finance at 800.62.PLANE (75263) or via email at [email protected]

We offer:

  • Access to over a dozen different lenders experienced in aircraft financing
  • Financing solutions with low interest rates 
  • Best financing terms not always available to the general public
  • Quick decisions and fast time to funding
When we started exploring financing options for our PC-12/47E NG, we began our search at AOPA Aviation Finance. Brian MacBean at AOPA really helped us navigate through the financing process effortlessly and in a very professional manner. Thanks AOPA and Brian!
Larry N.
Larry N.

FAQs about Turbine Finance

What age restrictions will aircraft lenders have on turbine aircraft?

Our lenders can provide financing on turbine aircraft from 1980 and newer.

Will lenders require a turbine aircraft to be on an engine program?

Yes, most of our lenders will require an engine program. Some exceptions may be considered.

What should I expect in terms of timeline to funding?

Generally, you can expect the process to take about 30 days from start to finish.

Are there any usage restrictions?

Part 91 and 135 usage is considered acceptable to our lenders.

What terms can I expect?

Lenders will base their terms on the age of the aircraft. Standard terms will be 15 year amortization with 5 year term.

What does a typical down payment look like?

Lenders will determine down payment based on aircraft year, make and model, and could be as low as 10%.

Will the aircraft need to be filed with the International Registry?

If the airframe and/or engine qualifies for the IR, most lenders will require that it be filed.

Have additional questions? Feel free to contact us or call us at 800.627.5263.

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