Advanced Topics in Aircraft Appraisals II

The fourth of four courses on aircraft specific appraisals.

Aviation Management

The Advanced Topics in Aircraft Appraisals II course, ME204AS (Machinery and Equipment Aircraft Specialty), is the fourth of four courses on aircraft specific appraisals required as part of the Accredited Member (AM) or Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation awarded by the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). The course will be taught by College of Business faculty and industry practitioners with an ASA designation at the Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach campus. This course will build on the fundamental principles of appraisal terminology, methods and concepts, and basic aircraft terms, aviation concepts and applications discussed in the prior three courses. ASA 204 will cover report writing, defending your report, professional standards and ethics, damaged aircraft appraisals, and various approaches to appraising commercial aircraft. ME204AS will expose participants to a broad spectrum of the aviation world to enhance their career path and professional standing in aircraft appraisals, banking and finance and related fields.


  1. Successful completion of ME201AS, ME202AS and ME203AS
  2. Familiarity with spreadsheet tools and analysis

About the Course

Who Should Attend
The course is intended for professionals in the aircraft appraisal, banking and finance and aircraft maintenance industries.
Course Content
  • Review of Excel applications
  • Corrosion and aircraft values
  • Aircraft damage and diminution of value
  • Appraisal report writing
  • Defending an appraisal report
  • Inventory appraisal
  • Commercial aircraft appraisals
  • USPAP and IVS
Instructional Methods

In addition to lectures and materials, this course will provide opportunities for participants to:

  • Read and discuss MTS journal articles that highlight current developments in the aircraft appraising profession
  • Discuss current, historic and possible future impact to values for different sectors of aviation equipment
  • Listen to expert guest speakers from the aviation industry on important topics relevant for aircraft appraisers
  • When: April 19-22, 2018
  • Where: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Campus, Florida
  • Course Fee: $1,495.00. Space is limited.

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