All paid and once again apologies! I didn't mean to insult anyone, rather add to the conversation.
So to explain properly and legitimately(!) about what Indulgeon does...
It's a site dedicated to shared ownership, originally aimed at the general aviation where sharing is common due to the expense of the assets and running costs. It's not too dissimilar to the marine world. By sharing with just one other person, everything is half price, less with more members. Purchase price, running costs, maintenance, depreciation everything. The catch.... You have to share!
I've read this thread carefully and I think we answer and solve all the problems that have been discussed which is why I felt it relevant.
We help set up clear legal agreements specific to your group with a specialist solicitor who shares an aircraft himself. The experience then becomes more like a business agreement between members rather than a gentleman's agreement.
As part of this, the solicitor will help form a company for you, ownership is then passed into the company and each co-owner becomes a shareholder in the company. This protects everyone legally and financially.
We then provide you with a calendar with customisable rules within which each member makes bookings. It replicates whole ownership. More on that here
. No arguments and no double bookings.
It tracks people's use so people pay for what they use and automatically bills them accordingly. All the finances can be run through Indulgeon which keeps everything open and honest.
Maintenance reminders can be set and placed into the calendar as necessary.
Communication can be done through Indulgeon's messaging system which works just like Facebook.
To find out more about the whole thing, have a read through the pages here and watch the videos. http://www.indulgeon/Discover
Indulgeon does not own any assets and we aren't a management company. We try to offer specialist advice on best practice and all the tools you need to run a successful shared group. Whats more, the basic tools are free. As I said, this is all based on extensive experience in the aviation world where this kind of ownership is embraced and common.
I would sincerely welcome anyones thoughts on what we have created in terms of the site and the concept. Of course if anyone would like more details please don't hesitate to get in touch! We just want to make this fantastic pleasure available to more people by making it more affordable.