The US government shutdown is having a direct effect on the worldwide business and private aviation industry as a result of the FAA Civil Aircraft Registry having been closed as a non-essential service.
The shutdown effectively paralyses the ability of the industry to deliver newly built aircraft under US registration and to close out transactions involving the sale of US registered aircraft or aircraft wishing to join the US register from a foreign jurisdiction following purchase.
It is not known at the time of writing how long the shutdown will last but we here at Oceanskies have already started to receive enquiries from parties to aircraft delivery and sale transactions who are keen to explore the possibility of utilising the Isle of Man register as an alternative to the US registration system in an effort to keep to pre-planned delivery schedules.
For further information concerning the Isle of Man aircraft register please do not hesitate to consult our online guide found on the following link:
The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry - A Guide
As always we are happy to welcome enquiries from anybody who is considering the Isle of Man aircraft registry as a potential option for their aircraft.
Here is a batch of Tonnage Plates for yachts we are registering with @RedEnsignGroup under British flag here @oceanskiesltd HQ awaiting courier despatch. These plastic strips are an important part of the yacht registration process #yachtregistration #yachtregistry pic.twitter.com/5xGR7f0Xo3
A beautiful start to the day again here @Oceanskies in St. Peter Port Guernsey were we are pleased to welcome the latest @sunseeker_int Sunseeker 50 Predator #Guernsey @guernseyharbours @locateguernsey @vistguernsey #PositiveVibes pic.twitter.com/rajLtbGriM
On this sunny Monday we are pleased to welcome this beautiful @Sunseeker_Intl 76 Yacht to @gsyharbours which is undergoing @RedEnsignGroup registration with Oceanskies - Anyone would think its Summer! #yachtregistration #yachtlife #Guernsey @LocateGuernsey #PositiveVibes pic.twitter.com/gy0sguWV5S
Today we have been Northern France visiting an incredibly busy @Lagooncats factory near La Roche sur Yon for the tonnage survey of a newbuild Lagoon 46 sailing catamaran undergoing @RedEnsignGroup registration by Oceanskies #lagooncatamaran #yachtregistration #tonnagesurvey pic.twitter.com/rwmKAuzOvX
Today Duncan has been in a sunny and warm Monaco for the tonnage survey of an @PrincessYachts Princess 82 undergoing red ensign registration by Oceanskies - we are a leading yacht registration agency working with the world’s best yacht registries #yachtregistration #tonnagesurvepic.twitter.com/PUl9Sy4L9a9a