Find second-hand and used airplanes for sale by searching on specialized aircraft classifieds sites such as Controller.com, AeroTrader.com and Trade-A-Plane.com as of 2015. Also look on general classifieds sites such as Craigslist and auction sites such as eBay.
AeroTrader.com contains a wide selection of search tools that allow you to filter current listings to only those that meet your specific needs. For example, from the main page you can conduct a search for planes by aircraft type, manufacturer, model, year range and the location of the seller and then proceed to the results page to further filter results. Each listing on the site contains a picture of the plane, a description of its features and condition, its price and details for contacting the seller. If you create an account on the site, you can also save listings to review at a later date.
Craigslist also contains search filter options, though they are not as detailed as other sites. The amount and quality of information included in each listing also varies from post to post, with some only including brief text and no pictures. In these instances, you may need to contact the seller to find out more information about the plane. You can contact the seller using the site's message relay system or any direct method listed in the post.