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Aircraft Guaranty Corporation Turns 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Feb. 26, 2019 Aircraft Guaranty Corporation (AGC), one of the most well-respected trustee service providers in the aviation industry, is excited to announce their 30th year in business. Founded in 1989 by Dr. Connie Lee Wood and his wife Mary, AGC began in order to simplify the aircraft […]

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Blockchain in Aviation Owner Trustee Transactions: What is the Potential?

Blockchain – the highly advanced, decentralized database technology behind every virtual currency you can think of, and that most of us don’t understand – has many companies in many industries making huge strides to be at the front of this digital revolution, including aviation. However, it isn’t in regard to the use of virtual currencies […]

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Aircraft Guaranty Corporation Remembers Founder Dr. Wood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Feb. 6, 2019 Aircraft Guaranty Corporation (AGC) is sad to announce the loss of the company’s founder, Dr. Connie Lee Wood. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Wood passed away at the age of 70 on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at his home in Onalaska, Texas. Born July 16, 1948 to John […]

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Highlights of the 5 Year FAA Reauthorization Act

There were several proposals put forward for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 (HR 302), but not all of them made it through. While privatizing air traffic control will not be happening, the rules regarding re-registration have once again been changed. The bill also includes an edict that all documents will be digitized […]

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Cryptocurrency in Aviation Owner Trustee Transactions: Is it a Viable Option?

Cryptocurrency – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, among others – seems to be driving the plane in Financial Technology (FinTech) development these days, making many of us curious, confused, and wary. What is it? What are the benefits and risks? How and where can it be used? Is the use of cryptocurrency going to improve access and […]

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Global Aircraft Maintenance Requirements

The goal of any good government is to protect the population. Most safety and maintenance requirements that governments create, therefore, are designed to protect the masses. Furthermore, many registries around the globe have limited financial resources and limited manpower. For these reasons, safety and maintenance requirements tend to focus on the aircraft that transport the […]

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Aircraft Guaranty Corporation Partners with Wingform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Sept. 25, 2018 Aircraft Guaranty Corporation (AGC), one of the most well respected trustee service providers in the aviation industry, is pleased to announce their strategic partnership with Wingform.com, aircraft sales industry experts behind the software catering to the buying and selling of aircraft, in collaboration with Bird […]

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Should Aircraft Owners Use Delaware Corps?

It’s not uncommon nor is it illegal for an owner to set up an LLC to hold the title to an aircraft. In general – and not only for aircraft owners – the taxing structure in Delaware is one of the most favorable for small businesses and LLCs. Delaware is known as a very entrepreneur-friendly […]

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Reasons to use a Short-Term Trust

There’s no reason to try to “get around” to registering an aircraft in trust. Owners sometimes think there are reasons, either financial or personal, why they shouldn’t set up a short-term trust for their newly-purchased aircraft. Let’s look at one scenario to understand the severity of what might happen: A foreign buyer needed to register […]

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The Pilot Chronicles of: Wilhelm Heinz

Our customers often share their flying experiences with us. Wilhelm Heinz is one such customer, who flies both professionally and for pleasure. This month get to know Wilhelm and his love for flying. 1. Tell us about your aircraft and how long you’ve owned it. My P-51D Mustang, LOUISIANA KID, was purchased in Baton Rouge, […]

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