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Aviation finance

Why Paragon?

Our aviation specialists have the experience and expertise to help find the right funding solution for you. If you’re looking to fund an aircraft, we’ll get your finance off the ground.

Whether you’re looking to purchase an aircraft, refinance an aircraft already mortgaged with another funder, or release equity on aircraft owned outright, our bespoke solutions ensure you get the best deal possible.


Typical assets we finance

What we offer

  • Flexible terms
  • Seasonal payment plans
  • Competitive interest rates
  • Funding in Sterling and US Dollars

Case studies

Find out how we've helped others to spread their wings.


Aeros Global Ltd

As the UK's leading modular flight training academy, Aeros sought support from Paragon to purchase a flight simulator to be used for multi engine training.

zenith aviation

Zenith Aviation

When Zenith wanted to add a fourth Learjet 75 to its charter fleet, it was keen for specialist financial support from an experienced team who could turn around a deal quickly.


Find the answers to frequently asked questions. Can’t see what you’re looking for? Contact our aviation team who will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Will I qualify for finance?

In addition to credit reporting agency checks, you will need to demonstrate your ability to afford the loan repayments (including interest), as well as maintenance, insurance and hangarage of the aircraft

Where can my aircraft be registered?

Aircraft must be registered either in the UK with the Civil Aviation Authority, in the USA with the Federal Aviation Administration, or with the equivalent agencies in the Isle of Man or Guernsey.

Over what term can I finance?

The typical aircraft loan will be over 5 years, but loans terms between 12 and 84 months are possible.

What security does Paragon require?

Loans are generally secured by a mortgage over the aircraft registered with the relevant aviation authority, but other security maybe required in some circumstances

Will I need insurance for the aircraft?

Yes, all aircraft must be insured to an appropriate level with our interest noted on the policy

We offer finance on an unregulated basis only. Paragon Business Finance PLC. Registered in England number 01497411.  Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands  B91 3QJ

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Meet the team

Alison Jones

Alison JonesHead of Aviation

Beginner's guide

Thinking about buying a plane or helicopter and don’t know where to start? Read our beginner’s guide to buying an aircraft.

Paragon Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England number 05390593. Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QJ. Paragon Bank PLC is registered on the Financial Services Register under the firm reference number 604551