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From: Joel S Utz <jutz at>

Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 22:21:05 UTC


  When I refinanced my experimental clipped Cub last year, MBNA would 
not handle it even though I am an AOPA member. I didn't contact AOPA 
to try to straighten it out because First State Bank in Georgetown, 
Texas had a (very slightly) lower interest rate anyway.

>  >Paul,
>If you are a member of AOPA, they will arrange financing
>for you. They do it through MBNA, and they will work
>with you, no matter what type aircraft.
>I had a hot air balloon loan with them many years ago.
>Also, while the loan is in effect, they do not charge for
>your AOPA membership.
>When I bought my Pitts, we did everything over the phone and
>fax, and they even wire transferred the money to the sellers
>bank account. The whole deal took about 4 days.
>Jim Klick
>Here is one for you. When I originally financed my
>>Pitts, I did it through Textron Financial. They, as
>>you know were bought out by Cessna Financial which
>>does not loan on Experimental Aircraft. So when I went
>>to refinance on these great low rates, I was screwed.
>>Now, I called them about pre-approving for another
>>aircraft. She asked "what type" and I told her a
>>factory Pitts. Of cource, Cessna does not lend on
>>factory certified Pitts, either.
>>Soooooooooooooo, any other sugestions?
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