General aviation

General aviation

Established in 1976, we have more than 40 years’ experience helping our customers meet their aviation finance needs.  Our in-depth knowledge means we consistently deliver a quality and efficient service.

Aircraft we finance

We finance aircraft registered in the UK, USA, Isle of Man and the Cayman Islands, excluding those operated by major airlines and the Armed Services.

We work in partnership with our customers

Close Brothers Aviation and Marine - member organisations

Drawing on our experience and expertise, we are able to provide customers with a wide range of options when financing their aircraft.  We work in partnership to ensure that we offer flexible lending terms to enable the purchase of a new or pre-owned aircraft or to raise finance using existing aircraft as security.

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020 8390 9444

Close Brothers Aviation and Marine

Wimbledon Bridge House
1 Hartfield Road
SW19 3RU

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Aviation finance

Aircraft mortgages and registration

Our finance facilities are structured by way of a loan secured by an aircraft mortgage. 

Security – by way of a mortgage over the aircraft - will be required, together with the appropriate guarantees, and facility fees normally apply.

More information on aircraft and mortgage registration, can be found at:

UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Isle of Man Aircraft Registry

Irish Aviation Authority (IAA)

Transport Malta - The Civil Aviation Directorate

When lending to companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) we register a mortgage with Companies House.





To find out how we can help, please contact us today.