Advanced Topics in Aircraft Appraisals

Advanced Topics in Aircraft Appraisals

The Advanced Topics in Aircraft Appraisals course, ME203AS (Machinery and Equipment Aircraft Specialty), is the third 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 two courses The course will also introduce participants to various aviation specialties including UAS, helicopters, flight simulators and aviation engines. ME203AS 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 and ME 202 AS
  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
  • Introduction to statistical concepts and forecasting techniques
  • Appraising UAS
  • Appraising helicopters
  • Appraising aviation engines
  • Appraising flight simulators
  • Appraising aircraft parts inventory
  • Appraising ground service equipment
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: January 18-21, 2018
  • Where: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Campus, Florida
  • Course Fee: $1,495.00. Space is limited.

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