Leaders in
Aircraft Financing

Established in 2010, Van Bortel Finance Corporation has quickly become the trusted leader for Cessna aircraft financing. Van Bortel Finance Corporation specializes in the financing of new and pre-owned Cessna aircraft and genuine factory Lycoming and Continental Engines. We believe that financing your aircraft or engine purchase should be simple and easy! That's why at Van Bortel Aircraft, we have the lowest rates, lowest down payments, and longest terms. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be with you every step of the way to make you feel comfortable in the process!

New and Used Aircraft Financing

Van Bortel Finance Corporation is dedicated to making your aircraft purchasing experience outstanding! With just 10% down, simple interest and no prepayment penalty, Van Bortel Finance will make your aircraft purchase easier than ever so that you can get out in the open skies as soon as possible! Beyond our Cessna aircraft financing, your Cessna aircraft also won't be a burden financially on you. In fact, Cessna models are the least expensive aircraft to work on due to low maintenance!

Engine Financing

Is it overhaul time? Van Bortel Finance Corporation finances Lycoming and Continental factory overhauled, factory rebuilt and factory new engines (including installation!) for all makes and models of aircraft. Also ask about our aircraft improvement loans: paint, interior, avionics and more. Many of our customers finance other upgrades to their aircraft at engine overhaul time. Whatever you want financed on your aircraft, we're here to assist you. We will have the money ready when you're ready to get the work done!

Simple Interest Loans with NO Prepayment Penalties

  • $50,000,000 available to loan!
  • 10% down
  • 20-25 year term
  • Very Competitive Rates!

Financing Team

Brian Bourett Finance General Manager
Maureen Scarborough Loan Administrator
Kalieh Newell Loan Administrator

Finance Applications

To start the application process, Van Bortel Finance Corporation requires a completed loan application including your personal financial statement along with complete copies of your last two years federal tax returns.

Complete applications may be emailed to Brian Bourett

Questions? Call 800-289-8443.

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How long does the aircraft loan approval and closing process take?

With a completed application, necessary tax returns and financial information, we can have an approval in one day. We can close within 2-3 business days, once the loan documentation has been sent for your signature.

What is needed in order to start the Approval process?

A completed loan application including your personal financial statement along with complete copies of your last two years federal tax returns.

Why does an individual have to fill out personal information on the credit application and a personal financial statement if the aircraft will be registered in a company name?

A personal guaranty is required on every loan.

Do you need my entire tax return?


How much can be borrowed on an aircraft?

We lend 90% (10% down) on Private Use, Independence-built Cessna aircraft (1997 and newer), that are in the Van Bortel Aircraft inventory. We also lend 90% (10% down) on all New Cessna Aircraft.

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What are the insurance requirements?

Full hull insurance both in flight and on ground with Breach of Warranty, Loss Payee and 30 days written notice of cancellation given to the lien holder.

Is there an option for automatic payments?

Yes, we can set you up for ACH.

How do I determine the payoff balance of my loan?

Call or email us anytime for the payoff for a particular day (including principle and interest).

Is there a prepayment penalty?

There are absolutely no prepayment penalties.

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