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PNC Aviation Finance

A Leading Provider of Corporate Aircraft Financing

Our suite of flexible financing solutions is uniquely designed to meet the needs of sophisticated corporate aircraft owners - from a high net-worth individual to the Fortune 500 Company.

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We have experienced professionals across the United States and select Canadian provinces.

Financing Solutions

Since we focus exclusively on aviation finance, you will work closely with professionals who specialize in corporate aircraft financing. You will reap the benefits of the most streamlined and efficient application process available in the industry today.

PNC Aviation Finance has a full menu of aircraft lending capabilities and solutions including loans, leases and dealer floor plans. Our programs feature flexible structures at highly competitive rates (fixed, floating & hybrid). We can offer up to 20-year amortization schedules designed to maximize your cash flow.

Equipment Covered
We fund a wide array of business aircraft. We will consider corporate jets, business jets or turbo props up to 20 years of age. Amortization is based on aircraft age, condition and usage. In accordance to Part 91, aircraft usage must primarily be business and personal. PNC Aviation Finance does not finance commercial aircraft or piston aircraft.

Download Aircraft Specification Worksheet

Download Pre-Owned Aircraft Specification Worksheet

Download Aircraft Loan Application

Download Aircraft Corporate Loan Application

Download Canada Aircraft Loan Application

Download Canada Aircraft Corporate Loan Application

$5.6 billion

in aircraft loans over the past 5 years


Financing Structures & Equipment

Asset-Based Loans

We pioneered the asset-based loan, which is a non-recourse, no financial disclosure approach to lending. It is truly unique and unmatched in the banking industry:

  • Application Only – Simple application process
  • Non Recourse – Limited, no personal or no corporate guaranty options available
  • No Financial Disclosure – No financial review or requirements options available

Credit-Based Loans

Our traditional credit program is for owners that desire maximum leverage. In general, this program allows for loan to value amounts up to 100%.


We offer a variety of leasing products. These include operating leases, finance leases, tax-oriented “true” leases, synthetic leases, and sale/leaseback transactions.

Expertise & Program Features

40+ Industry Professionals

Dedicated Exclusively to Aviation

When you choose PNC Aviation, you work with an experienced and professional team of over 40 specialists with 10 years average aviation industry experience. Our expertise includes:

  • Sales
  • Events/Marketing
  • Documentation
  • Servicing
  • Credit
  • Underwriting

Standard Program Features

No Financial Document Disclosure Required


Interest-Only Tax Advantage
  • Lowest payment (interest-only)
  • Recourse limited to aircraft
  • Hassle-free application process
  • No financial statements or tax returns
  • No personal or business guaranties required
  • No financial covenants
  • Recourse limited to aircraft
  • Hassle-free application process
  • No financial statements or tax returns
  • No personal or business guaranties required
  • No financial covenants
Simple Solutions
  • Our most popular program
  • Limited recourse
  • Hassle-free application process
  • No financial statements or tax returns
  • No financial covenants
Traditional Credit
  • Up to 100% LTV
  • Up to 20-year amortization
Standard Credit Disclosure and Guarantee Requirement


Let's Talk

Speak to a PNC Aviation Finance specialist to discuss a custom-tailored solution to meet your aircraft financing needs.
For more information on our Canada solutions, visit PNC Bank Canada Branch.

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About Us

We are part of one of the nation's leading financial institutions, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., giving you access to a full menu of competitive leases and loans that can be custom designed to meet your specific aircraft financing needs. Our unique and flexible approach to financing provides a tailored program to meet the demands of sophisticated aircraft owners, whether a high net worth individual, entrepreneur or Fortune 500 Company.
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Our History

Aviation Finance Group (AFG) was formed in 1998 as a private aircraft lender. AFG created the original asset-based corporate aircraft financing program. In 2004, PNC acquired AFG and formally changed the name to PNC Aviation Finance. In December 2008, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. acquired National City Bank, which included National City Corporate Air.



We are active participants in:

National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA)

National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA)

International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA)

Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA)

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Important Legal Disclosures & Information

PNC Bank Canada Branch does not provide legal, tax or accounting advice.

Read a summary of privacy rights for California residents which outlines the types of information we collect, and how and why we use that information.