The Global Aircraft Trading System, or GATS, is an initiative stemming from one of the most successful multi-country treaties. The Cape Town Treaty, signed in 2001, set up uniform rules and regulations to help facilitate asset-based financing and leasing of aviation equipment worldwide.
There is a difference between the filing and recording of documents at the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), and it matters when it comes to properly registering your aircraft in trust. This article explores the differences between the two and the effects both unrecorded and improperly recorded documents can have on an aircraft’s title and therefore registration in the U.S.
Aircraft Guaranty Corporation (AGC), one of the most respected and trusted worldwide trustee services in the aviation industry, is pleased to announce that Jan-Peter Fischer of CD Aircraft is their new representative in Germany. AGC provides a safe and legal way to register aircraft in trust, with offices in 22 countries around the world, and is proud to add Mr. Fischer as their latest agent in Germany.
The concept of multi-country international laws governing the financing of aircraft was the brainchild of Jeffrey Wool, who understood the global nature of airline financing and knew that more favorable international laws were needed to encourage investment in startup airlines.
There are changes ahead that will modernize the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) – bringing it up to date with the latest technology and security measures. One of the key updates will be to the registry system, which is vital for ensuring aircraft are legally owned, maintained, and operated.
Brexit is undoubtedly a considerable topic with worldwide implications – people from all corners have been surmising at length – what will take place and when? Meanwhile, negotiations continue with no clear end in sight. The United Kingdom was due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, but that has now been extended to October of 2019.
This month’s topic stems from the calls we often receive regarding forming a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) and/or Trust in the United States. Clients who are foreign nationals registered with Aircraft Guaranty Corporation sometimes wonder about taking their aircraft out of Trust and putting it in an LLC instead: Can they do it? Is it […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]