Donate your aircraft

From time to time, I see and hear ads from such organizations as Salvation Army wanting cars for donation. Does anyone know if that also applies to used aircraft? Are there any non-profit organizations which take aircraft as donation, resell them with proceeds to charity?


There seem to be plenty of outfits that do this. Just do a Google search for the phrase “donate your aircraft” and you’ll find quite a few.

An important caveat: Before doing this, I would investigate to see how much of the cash value of your donation actually goes to charity and how much is taken by the firm that accepts your vehicle.


“Where 100% of the NET procedes go to the charity of your choice!” I wince everytime I hear that ad…