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Donating an Airplane

Click here to complete our online application

If you would prefer to print and mail in the form please chose the PDF form included below:
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More Donor Information

Build A Plane places donated aircraft in schools and other aviation education groups across the United States at no charge.

Build A Plane encourages all aircraft donors to work closely with an accountant or trained tax advisor.

Donors who donate an aircraft to Build A Plane will receive a tax receipt from an IRS recognized tax-exempt organization. You may confirm Build A Plane’s tax status by calling the IRS (toll-free) at 1-877-829-5500.

You may examine Build A Plane’s IRS 990 tax returns at

The law does not allow Build A Plane to determine the value of your donation. That is the responsibility of you, the taxpayer.

Donations valued at $5000 or more need an aircraft appraisal to support the assigned value. Here is the website for the National Aircraft Appraisers Association.


The Internal Revenue Service publishes information to guide a taxpayer through a charitable donation. Aircraft donors will find the following websites valuable: