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Old 9th Oct 2019, 12:40
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Classic Aircraft Insurance

Looking at buying a classic machine (50 years +) and wondered if any one could point me in the direction of any insurance companies that specialise in this. I would also be interested to know what restrictions might be imposed. I remember having classic car insurance and I was restricted to under 3000 miles per year so wondered if there might be a similar type restriction. Appreciate any info you might have. Thanks
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Old 9th Oct 2019, 18:34
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For fixed wing, no problems. I've shares in a wood/fabric 1960/64 - rebuilt from 2 wrecks long before we bought her, - and a 1967 metal. No extra limitations by insurance.
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Old 9th Oct 2019, 19:56
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I was actually looking for companies that would specialise and give better rates.
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Old 9th Oct 2019, 20:59
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Haywardís everytime. Make sure you have the betterment clause.

If youíre not going to be flying it much then you could discuss options with them to limit the number of flying hours and passenger seats (for instance the Bell 47 cheaper as 2 seats instead of 3).
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Old 10th Oct 2019, 20:23
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Good luck with your purchase

Im fairly certain Forbes in Leicester can cover... canít remember the chaps name though.. Iíll try and dig it out and PM you if I find it.
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Old 10th Oct 2019, 21:18
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Speak to Stace at Haywards, might be a tad more expensive but customer service etc etc is first class
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