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Messages from MRO service providers

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By Tamara Tigert Senior director of MRO, Airbus Helicopters he maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) team at Airbus Helicopters North America is committed to providing customers with the highest quality services, as we know that they rely on us to remain operational to save lives, protect communities, and transport goods and passengers safely when it’s […]

Airbus Helicopters calls all industry stakeholders to join the Sustainable Aviation Fuel User Group

Messages from OEM customer support representatives to their business aircraft operators regarding aftersale service.

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By Anthony Cox VP Customer Support, Bombardier At Bombardier, consistently delivering an outstanding service experience has always been our goal, because we know our customers’ aircraft best. We provide exceptional, around-the-clock support to customers who fly our in-service fleet of more than 4900 aircraft, and our extensive worldwide expansion and digital transformation is all about […]

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Analyzing residual value

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What is the aircraft you’re considering buying or selling actually worth? By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight y any standard, an aircraft acquisition represents a ma­jor investment. But it is also a depreciating asset and, as such, its Residual Value (RV) is an important factor for anyone with a fi nancial interest in the aircraft, […]

Optimizing ROI in a depreciating asset

Understanding how Asset Quality affects value of an aircraft offered for sale

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight ou may be considering replacing your aircraft. How will its Asset Quality affect the value? Asset Quality summarizes an aircraft’s overall technical condition by taking into account everything – from the condition of the aircraft’s paint to its passenger interior – while principally focusing on the aircraft’s maintenance condition. […]

SAF orders three H145s for EMS missions in France

Ethics

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight Snake oil merchants in early America would travel from town to town and make impossible claims for their products. With music to draw them in, crowds formed as these unprinci­pled salesmen would lie to the assembly. Whatever malady an unsuspecting prospect might want to alleviate was said to be […]

Optimizing ROI in a depreciating asset

Understanding asset quality

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight t’s been said that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and that can certainly hold true for aircraft. Regretta­bly, a nice-looking aircraft may be in worse mainte nance condition than an asset in serious need of repaint­ing, hence the need to objectively understand an aircraft’s Asset Quality. […]

Optimizing ROI in a depreciating asset

The difference between diminution of value and cost to cure

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Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight A Gulfstream G550 plowed into a Beechcraft King Air at Nashville International Airport. These 2 aircraft will fly again but the accident entry into the logbook will reduce their resale values. hen an aircraft sustains any form of damage, its effect on the asset’s value must be considered. True “value […]

West Star Aviation Announces Randy Miller as Technical Sales Manager (GJT)

Maintaining objectivity in a subjective world

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight Average life expectancy of a paint job is 7 years. Offer prices will adjust to compensate for repainting poor or oudated paint schemes. e occasionally receive telephone calls that start with (what we call) the famous 4 words: “This can’t be right.” The caller then proceeds to explain why […]

Sheltair Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of its Award-Winning FBO Terminal with a Hangar Expansion Groundbreaking.

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