AAI was founded by Jim Hausch, a veteran of the aviation industry, to provide professional consulting services in virtually every facet of the general and business of aviation industry. The aviation experience of our staff and associates is varied and includes such disciplines as Aircraft Appraisals, Buyer’s Agent Services, Aircraft Management Services, Turn-Key Set Up of In-house Flight Departments, FAA FAR 135 Carrier Audits, Aircraft Performance Analysis, Corporate Aircraft Shuttle Analyses, Maintenance, Audits of Corporate Flight Operations, Preliminary Technical Evaluations of Aircraft and Logbooks prior to Initial Offer and, Flight Operations and Maintenance Management and Organization planning. We continue to maintain the resources and database to provide these services.
Over the past 15 years, AAI has completed numerous aviation consulting assignments which have included various type of aircraft and flight operations organizations. We have appraised and provided consulting services for most all general aviation and business type aircraft. These include; Beechcraft, Boeing Business Jets, Bombardier Business Aircraft, CASA aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cirrus Aircraft, Dassualt Falcon Aircraft, Diamond Aircraft, Embraer, Gulfstream Aerospace Aircraft, Hawker Aircraft, Mooney Aircraft, Nextant Aerospace, Piaggio Aircraft, Piper Aircraft, Textron Aviation and Sabreliner Aircraft.
AAI adheres strictly to our company code of ethics and standard practices. For example, we do not buy, sell, broker or market any aircraft, or participate in any other activity that would compromise our absolute objectivity in conducting buyer’s agent services or appraisals. We do not accept contingent fees based on appraised value or acquisition cost of an aircraft.
AAI has provided aviation services for numerous clients. Since our company policy and client confidentiality agreements does not permit us to divulge a client’s name without permission, any client list we distribute includes only the names of clients which have been publicly divulged or agreed to by the client.
Our internal database of aircraft appraisals and buyer’s agent transactions include aircraft pricing since 1999. While our company policy and ethics code forbids us to divulge the specific details, these historic data contribute to the statistical bases of aircraft value models and future value forecasts. In addition, AAI subscribes to numerous industry aircraft pricing sources that provide market historical and current market data.