New Year, New Aircraft Insurance Rates

The New Year is often viewed as a time to reevaluate and set goals. As it rounds the corner, businesses examine their profit and loss margins and determine rates for the coming year. Aviation insurance premiums take into consideration many factors: pilot experience, aircraft loss ratio, rising values, aging aircraft and more. The insurance carrier…

Pilot-Counsel: LOW FLIGHT: A CASE STUDY

by John S. Yodice This article is reposted in partnership with Yodice Associates. To view their post please click here. ​ Many, if not most, pilots have made low passes in their airplanes, sometimes to say hi to friends or family on the ground, sometimes just to sightsee.  These low passes are perfectly legal operations so…

Who is approved to fly your aircraft?

There are several situations where you may need another pilot to fly your aircraft. The weather was poor, and you had an important meeting to make. To play it safe you took an airline home and hire a ferry pilot to reposition your airplane once the weather clears. A pilot friend wants to get back…

T.H.E. Insurance Company, is now rated A+ (Superior) by AM Best

T.H.E. Insurance has entered into a partnership with The McGowan Company, giving way to a strengthened market and increased stability of insurance options for balloonists. Last year, The McGowan Companies joined Allied Specialty Insurance and T.H.E. Insurance company, which are subsidiaries of AXA/XL’s property and casualty specialty risk division, to form the McGowan Allied Specialty…

Aviation Insurance and Additional Insureds

Re-posted from Global Aerospace As an aircraft owner, you may be asked to add one or more individuals or an entity to your aviation liability insurance policy as an “additional insured.” This is a common practice in aviation and other types of insurance, but it is important that you understand the ramifications before agreeing to…