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ADS-B Deadline Looming Closer

We’ve all heard that the ADS-B deadline is looming closer. With the deadline set for midnight on December 31st 2019 it is estimated that only 22.2 percent of the General Aviation fleet has met the requirements of the mandate. To put this into perspective a recent...

Silverhawk Shares Update

After a little more than 12 months, our Shares program has been off to a great start! We have completely sold out one Citation Ultra, more than half of a Cirrus SR22, and part of a Citation Excel. In the past few months, to keep up with demand, we have added two more...

The FAA Relaunches Its ADS-B Rebate Program

If you have not ventured into the commitment of ADS-B the time is now since the FAA is relaunching its $500 ADS-B rebate program, making $4,900,000 available to help fund ADS-B Out installations. The rebate is available through Oct. 11, 2019, or until funds are...

The Aztec Project

Recently a long-time customer of Silverhawk Aviation requested a proposal for an Avionics upgrade for the Piper PA-23 Aztec. The Aztec is a light twin-engine piston utility aircraft manufactured between 1952 and 1981 of which 6,976 aircraft were built. The proposal...

100% Bonus Depreciation on Fractional Shares

Enormous tax benefits are still available this year with bonus depreciation through the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The new tax law permits 100% depreciation on both qualifying new as used property acquired and place into service after Sept. 27, 2017. So,...

Remodel Progress

Our remodel is well underway, with several of the new spaces beginning to take shape!  The picture above shows the new fireplace that has been added to our expanded lobby, and the renderings below help to show what the rest of the building will look...

Additions to the Charter Fleet

Our new Citation Excel just came out of the paint shop and is currently receiving new avionics, Wi-Fi, and a brand-new interior. All of its upgrades will be completed by the end of October, and then it will be ready to serve our charter and fractional...

Commercial vs Charter: What’s The Difference?

COMMERCIAL VS CHARTER: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE? Deciding how to travel can often be confusing and frustrating, especially when you choose to fly. Rates constantly change, planning layovers is a nightmare, and once you’re seated in your mode of transportation, it always...