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For 35 years

...clients have engaged Gilchrist Aviation Law to provide service and counsel for aircraft title, registration, finance, and leasing of national and international aviation companies, as well as their local, and outside counsel.

Aircraft Transaction Solutions

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Aircraft Buying, Selling & Leasing

We serve our clients as FAA counsel, Cape Town Convention and International Registry (IR) counsel in all manner of aircraft transactions. 


FAA Aircraft Registration

We provide comprehensive registration services for transactions of all types, from temporary registration to complex leasing structures.


Aviation Title Law

Our daily presence at the FAA Aircraft Registration Branch in Oklahoma City allows us constant access to title, registration and encumbrance records.


Escrow Services

We serve as escrow agent for brokers, sellers, purchasers, lenders and

other law firms.


International Registry & Cape Town Convention

Gilchrist Aviation Law has served as a leading advisor for the Cape Town Convention since its entry into force in 2006.

Serving the Whole Aviation Industry

Gilchrist Aviation Law offers solutions for aircraft and transactions of every size.

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Simply being a resource for your aircraft transaction isn't enough.

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Our goal is to be a partner.

- Jack Gilchrist


"Successful organizations surround themselves with trusted partners! For this reason, Burrows Aerospace has chosen to work with the Gilchrist Aviation team. Whether we are focused on international or domestic U.S. transactions, our experience with Jack, Kayla, and the team has been incredible, their discretion, attention to detail, ethics, and communication mirror our own values."

Simon Burrows, Managing Director at Burrows Aerospace

"Gilchrist Aviation's deep knowledge of our fleet and their partnership with our team allows us to operate very quickly. [...] I never have to worry if things are going to be done right or on time."

Mark Shaw, Executive Vice President of Southwest Airlines

What People Say

"Gilchrist Aviation holds themselves to a higher level of responsibility in the title work that's being done. It's not just about recording the title, but actually providing the legal opinions that we rely on."

Chad Anderson, President at Jetcraft Corporation

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