Your Plane Will Punish You… If You Don’t Behave

By Stewart Lapayowker | September 27, 2012

Plan Your Preowned Sales Process With Care WE SPEND OUR TIME HELPING AIRCRAFT OWNERS NAVIGATE the process of the sale and purchase of new and pre-owned aircraft. And there is one universal truth: You don’t really ever know if your aircraft has been cared for properly until it goes through...

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2012 NBAA Tax, Regulatory and Risk Management Conference

By Stewart Lapayowker | September 18, 2012

Please join me and other aviation professionals in Orlando on October 28 and 29, 2012 for the NBAA’s Annual Tax, Regulatory and Risk Management Conference.   The conference is designed to give business aviation professionals and their advisors an opportunity to learn about federal, state and local regulations and tax...

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We Rock to Benefit Stomach Cancer Research!

By Stewart Lapayowker | March 7, 2012

On March 4, 2012, CantStomachCancer had its third annual benefit at the Improv Hard Rock, Hollywood, Florida.  Can’t Stomach Cancer is a charitable foundtion that raises money for stomach cancer research.  Lapayowker Jet Counsel, P.A.., PlaneTalkRadio and Aero Management Solutions, LLC were sponsors of the event for a second year,...

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Aircraft Transactions Conference February 9, 2012

By Stewart Lapayowker | December 18, 2011

Mr. Lapayowker will be joining other speakers at the NBAA’s Aircraft Transactions Conference to be held in Deerfield Beach, Florida on February 9-10, 2012.  The topic of his presentation with Jeff Wieand of Boston JetSearch, Stewart Pearl, Esq., and Alvaro Pascotto, will be aircraft transactions in transition.  They will be...

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BARR Requests – Valid Security Concern No Longer Required

By Stewart Lapayowker | December 18, 2011

BLOCK AIRCRAFT REGISTRATION REQUESTS “VALID SECURITY CONCERN” NO LONGER REQUIRED The language of the Department of Transportation’s budget for Fiscal Year 2012  prohibits the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from requiring certification of a “valid security concern” as a condition to blocking aircraft tail numbers from tracking by online services.  The...

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APPOINTMENT AS VICE CHAIR OF NBAA TAX COMMITTEE

By Stewart Lapayowker | December 18, 2011

APPOINTMENT AS VICE CHAIR OF NBAA TAX COMMITTEE In conjunction with the annual meeting of the Tax Committee of the National Business Aviation Association, Stewart was appointed to be Vice Chair of the NBAA Tax Committee serving a two year term. Having served as Recording Secretary for the past two...

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IS YOUR NEW AIRCRAFT BEING SENT OUTSIDE THE USA FOR COMPLETION AT YEAR-END?

By Stewart Lapayowker | December 18, 2011

IS YOUR NEW AIRCRAFT BEING SENT OUTSIDE THE USA FOR COMPLETION AT YEAR-END? Many clients find advantages in acquiring title to “green” aircraft before the end of the year but are unaware of potential pitfalls that could impact the tax depreciation benefits on their lease financing. Green aircraft are aircraft...

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AMERICAN JOBS ACT COULD CHANGE DEPRECIATION SCHEDULE

By Stewart Lapayowker | December 18, 2011

AMERICAN JOBS ACT WOULD CHANGE DEPRECIATION SCHEDULE FOR GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT The much-hyped jobs plan (American Jobs Act) by President Obama was revealed to Congress last week. While we will not debate the potential economic benefits of his plan, how he plans to pay for it is of concern to...

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2011 Aircraft Registration Conference – Aviation Transactions in Transition

By Stewart Lapayowker | January 4, 2011

The 2011 Aircraft Registration Conference presented by NBAA will be held in Naples, Florida on February 3-4, 2011 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort.  The conference will focus on “transition”, that is, changes in the way aircraft transactions are done, including some new trends.  Stewart will be speaking on the...

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South Florida’s Best Lawyers

By Stewart Lapayowker | November 12, 2010

The firm is pleased to announce that Stewart has been included in the ALM publication of South Florida’s Best Lawyers (2011 edition) in the area of Corporate Law – Aviation Law. Don’t miss the next episode of Plane Talk Radio which will air live at 12:30pm Eastern on Tuesday, November...

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