Aircraft Appraisal: Aviation Specific


The second of four courses on aircraft specific appraisals.

Aviation Management

The Aircraft Appraisal Aviation Specific course, ME202AS (Machinery and Equipment Aircraft Specialty), is the second 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 discussed in ME 201AS. The course will also introduce participants to basic aircraft terms, aviation concepts and application and aircraft logbooks and other records.  ME202AS will assist participants to broaden their skill set and enhance their career path and professional standing in aircraft appraisals, banking and finance and related fields.

Prerequisite(s)

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

About the Course

Who Should Attend
  1. Successful completion of ME201AS
  2. Familiarity with spreadsheet tools and analysis
Course Content
  • Functions and purposes of appraisals
  • Review of the three approaches to Value and Depreciation.
  • Discussion of Sales Comparison Approach or Market Approach to Value.
  • Income approach and Discounted Cash Flow Analysis (DCF)
  • Introduction to statistical concepts and forecasting techniques
  • Definition of aircraft terms, aviation concepts and application and aircraft logbooks and other records
  • Field inspection techniques and safety
  • Aviation databases used by aircraft appraisers
  • Ethics and professional standards.
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 aircraft values
  • Listen to expert guest speakers from the aviation industry on important topics relevant for aircraft appraisers
  • Gain hands on experience with aircraft assets 
  • When: January 19-22, 2017
  • Where: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Campus, Florida
  • Course Fee: $1,495.00. Space is limited.

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