When you set the selling price of something especially of a high priced ticket like an aircraft, it is integral to sought for more factual advice. Well basically, this shares the same importance on a corporate level or more. A mistake can be avoided by using the services offered by professional aircraft appraiser.
Appraisal is basically an impartial opinion of the aircraft’s value which is prepared by an expert who knows all the factors and elements that make up the current behavior of a used aircraft. But you should know as well that this opinion is based mostly from the repeated analysis and experience of working on these factors. This value of opinion can be both substantiated and justified. Normally, this opinion is made by Recognized, Certified, Professional aircraft appraiser.
The facts that surround the aircraft in question is the very first thing that a professional aircraft appraiser should do. The appraiser has to look the aircraft logbook thoroughly, pay close attention to current condition and the maintenance history of unit and also, inspect the interior and the exterior of the plane. Taking advantage of the National Aircraft Appraisers Association’s or NAAA extensive computer system, it helps the appraiser to provide prompt and accurate aircraft appraisals. Services below are few of the things that an appraiser should provide.
Number 1. In-depth examination of engine, props, airframe, avionics, instrumentation and all other relative systems.
Number 2. Careful and systematic review of the aircraft documentation and performing computer analysis of data relevant to the aircraft.
Number 3. A Sealed Certificate of Appraisal that’s attached with the computerized report.
With an appraisal, it can help in achieving all of the following:
Number 1. You will be able to get fair and reasonable market value for the aircraft with an appraisal. It also helps in getting an opinion of the aircraft’s value to be modified or renovated.
Number 2. Appraisals are also used to verify damage claims that have resulted from windstorms, hail, fire, accidents and several other accidents.
Number 3. Appraisals can provide basis for decision making in commitment of fund acquisition.
Number 4. It’s offering persuasive independent evidence of the current condition of the aircraft.
Number 5. If ever the buyer is having a hard time to get insurance or even financing, appraisal can work on their benefit.
However, it is important that you give your appraiser enough time to work. Because in most cases, this project is time consuming. They may be spending a short time in inspecting the aircraft but will spend ridiculous time in research.