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• 1966 Cessna 150F AVAILABLE
• Breezy Experimental AVAILABLE
• 1973 Grumman AA-5 SCHEDULED
• 1946 Aeronca 7AC AVAILABLE
• 1960 Cessna 175 SCHEDULED
• Pitts S2B SCHEDULED
• Piper Super Cub SCHEDULED

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To help keep expenses and travel time down, we try to hire a ferry pilot reasonably close to the point of origin or the destination, or at least along the flight path. For example, we wouldn't normally hire a pilot from California to deliver a plane from Boston to Miami.





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Posted: Aircraft: From: To: Map: When: Status: Comment:

08/17/18
1966 Cessna 150F with 150 HP Conversion
Out of Annual since 2015, but client is an IA and can sign-off .
Palmer, Alaska (50 East of Anchorage) Hood River, Oregon Map

2446 miles Driving Distance
Next Week AVAILABLE Airline Privileges, Good Total Time, Experience flying to and from Alaska, with a minimum of 25 hours in similar aircraft sufficient for insurance company approval. Client would like an good estimate or quote for the trip, including a breakdown of your fee, meals, motels, groundtransportation, other expenses, and you can say "plus fuel".

08/17/18
2012 Breezy experimental aircraft with Com, Transponder/Encoder, Landing Lights, Pilot Windshield, 150 HP Lycoming. 36 gallons, 8 GPH, cruise 75 to 80 MPH.

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Van Nuys, California (VNY) Dupage Airport -West Chicago, Illinois (DPA) Map

1719 miles PTP

Your route around the mountains will be quite a bit different than this map.
Next Two Weeks AVAILABLE Good Total Time, Good Experimental Time, with a minimum of 25 hours in similar aircraft sufficient for insurance company approval. Client would like an good estimate or quote for the trip, including a breakdown of your fee, meals, motels, transportation, other expenses, and you can say "plus fuel".
08/10/18 U.S. Registered Piper Navajo Miami, Florida Guatemala City, Guatemala Ready Now COMPLETED Good Total Time and Recent Time in the Piper Navajo / Experience flying over water and in Central America. If this is you, please call me right away.
08/10/18 1973 Grumman American AA-5 Charleston, West Virginia (CHS) El Paso, Texas (ELP) Map

1466 miles PTP
Monday or Tuesday
August 13th or 14th
SCHEDULED
Airline Privileges / Good Total Time, with a minimum of 25 hours in make and model or similar aircraft sufficient for insurance company approval/ /Client would like an good estimate or quote for the trip, including a breakdown of your fee, meals, motels, ground transportation, other expenses, and what fuel cost would be, assuming tanks are full at start.
08/09/18 1946 Aeronca 7AC
no electrical system with handheld radio
Hibbing, Minnesota (HIB)
Hibbing is served by Delta.
El Reno, Oklahoma (RQO) Map

859 miles PTP
Mid-August AVAILABLE Airline Privileges / Good Total Time, Good Tail Wheel Time, with a minimum of 25 hours in make and model sufficient for insurance company approval/ /Client would like an good estimate or quote for the trip, including a breakdown of your fee, meals, motels, ground transportation, other expenses, and you can say "plus fuel".
08/08/18 1960 Cessna 175 with the G0-300 engine Kalamazoo, Michigan (AZO) Colville, Washington (63S) Map

1605 miles PTP
Mid-August SCHEDULED Airline Privileges / Good Total Time, with a minimum of 25 hours in make and model sufficient for insurance company approval/ Client would like an good estimate or quote for the trip, including a breakdown of your fee, meals, motels, ground transportation, other expenses, and you can say "plus fuel".
08/08/18 Pitts S2B Airpark near Denver, Colorado San Francisco, California (KLVK or KE16) Map

986 miles PTP
Between 9/9/18 and 9/15/18 SCHEDULED Airline Privileges / Good Total Time, Good Tail Wheel Time, with a minimum of 25 hours in make and model sufficient for insurance company approval/ Experience flying in the West / Client would like an good estimate or quote for the trip, including a breakdown of your fee, meals, motels, ground transportation, other expenses, and you can say "plus fuel".
08/07/18 PA-18-95 Supercub 90 HP Camarillo, California (KCMA) Conyers, Georgia (GA80) Map

1999 miles PTP
Mid to Late August SCHEDULED Airline Privileges / Good Total Time, Good Tail Wheel Time, with a minimum of 25 hours in make and model sufficient for insurance company approval/ /Client would like an good estimate or quote for the trip, including a breakdown of your fee, meals, motels, ground transportation, other expenses, and what fuel cost might be, assuming tanks are full at start.
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Abbreviations:
PTP = Point To Point (distance)
TMM = Time in Make & Model
IR = Instrument Rated
CE = Considerable Experience
(TMM, Total Time, Years)
CFI = Certified Flight Instructor
CWA = Client Will Accompany Pilot
OOA = Out Of Annual
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How This Works

I am acting as an agent in this transaction, placing you in touch with a client needing an airplane ferried. I am paid by the client, generally $125 for single engine or light twin in the lower 48 states. Finding pilots for over-water or foreign trips is more, or if you require a CFI to accompany you, or an A&P mechanic to inspect the plane before ferrying it. Whatever arrangement you make with the client is between the two of you, and you agree that I am not responsible in anyway for the aircraft or the transaction. Be sure that I have a copy of your flight resume', so that I can provide information about you to the client and the insurance company covering the flight. You fly under the owner's policy.

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It is the responsibility of the client to approve the pilot as qualified to fly the plane and make the deal, and to provide insurance coverage. It is your responsibility to deliver the plane and be paid directly by the client. You are not a Kamakazee, and you should expect the plane to be in airworthy condition. Out-of-Annual aircraft, with a ferry permit, are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Call me to move your plane quickly.Generally, our veteran pilots charge $250 to $350 a day for light aircraft in the lower 48 states, sometimes more, sometimes less, plus all the expenses of the trip, including fuel, meals, motels, charts, and needed ground transportation. Twin-engine and more complex aircraft generally command higher fees. Time is generally computed from the time you leave home, until you arrive back home. Clients need to get you to an airport for the trip home, and often tip for a job well done.

Clients sometimes ask us for pilots with CFI and CFI II experience, and they want to ride along to log required insurance time. Some ferry pilots charge extra for that service, others do not.

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Some planes cruise at faster speeds and take more fuel, but use less motel, meals, and pilot time. Often, the plane is full of fuel at the beginning of the trip, courtesy of the seller, saving the buyer some cost, and pilots tned to fly longer into the evening during the Summer months, covering more distance per-day. Winter trips, on the other hand, tend to take longer and are more expensive. Also, VFR flights often require the purchase of charts, where IFR-equipped planes often have modern GPS equipment, saving that expense. If charts are necessary, we need to pass that expense on to the client, and quote "so much a day for the pilot, plus fuel and charts"... And, again, we remind the client of the custom to "tip the pilot" for good service. Some clients do, others don't.

All parties, including pilot, aircraft owner, and anyone else involved, agree that I am simply providing contact with pilots willing to ferry aircraft, do not warranty the qualifications or abilities of pilots presented, and am held harmless from all subsequent actions.

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