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Navigating Down Payments for a $100K Aircraft

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Question: What percent down payment is typical when financing an airplane in the range of $100,000? Because of the tax implications, I would prefer to finance an airplane as opposed to taking money from an IRA.

Answer: Lenders will be looking for a minimum down payment of 15%. There are factors such as usage, aircraft age, and aircraft valuation that may cause the down payment percentage to be higher. We would be happy to give you a quote for your specific needs. Give us a call at 800.627.5263.

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Knowledgeable and friendly aircraft finance professionals you can trust to find the best terms for your financing needs. Our goal is to make aircraft ownership more affordable and accessible to pilots.

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