The purchase process can be stressful and frustrating at times, and it’s intimidating to take on the responsibility for an entire aircraft. I’ve found the emotional and financial costs to be completely worth it, however. Owning a plane has allowed me to fly far more than I could while renting. In addition to flying more hours, I’m able to do longer overnight trips. As a fun bonus, it appears I’ll save money over renting over the long run. If you like flying, I can’t recommend plane ownership enough.