Legal, Tax & Title

These aircraft legal, tax and title service providers are among the select few to have earned membership in the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA). The NARA Code of Ethics guarantees you get the most value and have the highest degree of confidence when servicing and maintaining a business jet or turboprop anywhere in the world.

Lane Powell PC
Seattle, WA
206-223-7083
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Lane Powell is one of the world’s leading law firms specializing in aircraft transactions for both commercial airlines and business clients around the globe.
Wright Brothers Aircraft Title, Inc.
Oklahoma City, OK
866-217-5700
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Wright Brothers Aircraft Title is a provider of aircraft title management and escrow services for all types of aircraft. Doing business both domestically and around the globe, Wright Brothers offers quick, personalized service from Debbie Mercer, always with the utmost confidentiality.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
New York, NY
212-232-1300
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is a national, full-service law firm with more than 1,000 attorneys in 36 cities. The experienced aviation legal team serves as a strategic client partner with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges surrounding the financing, sale, acquisition and operation of business aircraft.
McAfee & Taft
Oklahoma City, OK
405-235-9621
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McAfee & Taft represents US and international clients with documenting aircraft transactions, filing documents with the FAA Aircraft Registry, registering interests on the International Registry, FAA and International Registry lien searches, document/money escrows, Title 49 USC and Cape Town Convention perfection opinions, and aircraft operational and structuring issues.
Advocate Consulting Legal Group, PLLC
Naples, FL
888-325-1942
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The aviation professionals at Advocate provide turnkey aircraft tax consulting services designed to maximize income tax savings, minimize sales and use tax costs, control property tax, and avoid federal excise tax, all within the strict mandates of the Federal Aviation Administration regulations.
Aerlex Law Group
Santa Monica, CA
310-392-5200
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DeBee Gilchrist, P.C.
Oklahoma City, OK
405-232-7777
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DeBee Gilchrist, an aviation law firm located in Oklahoma City, focuses on registration, title, finance and leasing law for aircraft and aircraft equipment transactions. The Firm serves as special FAA and Cape Town Convention, International Registry counsel for all manner of aircraft transactions, lien and escrow services and legal opinions.
AIC Title Service
Oklahoma City, OK
405-948-1811
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With more than 600 years of combined experience, AIC Title Service provides comprehensive Aviation Transaction Management Services to our clients with web-based efficiencies and online document delivery. Our services include title search, escrow, document submission, lien clearance, International Registry services, 1031 like-kind exchange transactions and title insurance. This suite of services includes our trademark Transaction Tracker, which allows you to track the progression of each step of your transaction in real time, 24/7.
Insured Aircraft Title Services
Oklahoma City, OK
405-681-6663
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Established in 1963, INSURED AIRCRAFT TITLE SERVICES, INC. (IATS) offers complete title and document recordation services to the entire aviation industry on every continent. For decades IATS has provided aviation firms and financial institutions with this professional expertise needed to make sound business decisions.
Aviation Legal Group, P.A.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
954-763-5565
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FOR NEARLY 20 YEARS, Aviation Legal Group, P.A. has been a leading provider of legal services for the global business aviation industry, which is evident in its tag line: Business Aviation – it’s all we do! Its founder, Scott Burgess, believes that his experience as a multi-engine IFR rated pilot fuels his passion for, and understanding of, all aspects of general and business aviation. The firm’s members devote their practice to domestic and cross-border aviation transactions, aviation-related commercial litigation, and administrative actions (such as defending against sales tax assessments). According to Mr. Burgess, “we guide our firm’s clients, including USA domestic and international publicly-traded companies, closely-held companies and high net worth individuals, through the process of selling, leasing, purchasing and financing of new and pre-owned business aircraft. We help plan and implement tax efficient ownership, registration and operational structures, being mindful of related FAA and DOT regulations, as well as personal-use issues.” Aviation Legal Group, P.A. provides support to other law firms which do not have in-house legal expertise, as well as legal departments and tax departments of large public companies.
GKG Law, P.C.
Washington, DC
202-342-5200
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GKG Law’s business aircraft group has marshaled extensive knowledge of tax, regulatory and other legal issues relating to the acquisition, ownership and operation of business aircraft to provide its clients with expert counsel relating to these matters. Specific services that GKG Law provides to our clients include turnkey assistance with aircraft purchase and sale transactions and creation of aircraft ownership, operating and leasing structures that minimize sales tax and excise tax, maximize income tax benefits and are FAA compliant.
Hinckley Allen
Providence, RI
401-457-5314
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Hinckley, Allen & Snyder’s Business Aviation Practice Group represents clients in all aspects of purchasing, selling, financing and operating business aircraft. We take particular pride in our representation of owners and operators of business and personal aircraft. Our client list spans the entire spectrum of owners and operators from Fortune 500 companies to midsize businesses to individuals who own or operate their own aircraft. We represent domestic as well as international clients and both importers and exporters of aircraft.
Aviation Tax Consultants, LLC
Columbus, IN
812-342-9589
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Aero-Space Reports, Inc.
Oklahoma City, OK
405-722-1030
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Aero-Space Reports is a 3rd generation aircraft title and escrow company that has been in business since 1969. With a foundation built on customer service, our experienced staff is well equipped to handle escrow transactions of all sizes and types.
TVPX 1031 Exchange & FAA Owner Trust
Concord, MA
800-753-6933
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TVPX can help owners defer the taxes arising from the sale of business aircraft and maximize the federal and state tax benefits. TVPX will work closely with our client’s tax and legal advisors to deliver 1031 exchange solutions tailored to their particular aircraft use and financing requirements. TVPX offers FAA aircraft registration and owner trust services that comply with the complex citizenship rules for US registered aircraft. TVPX and its team of experts are prepared to respond quickly and accurately with documents that meet all of the current FAA rules and requirements. TVPX offers competitive pricing for small or large transactions.