Dealers Provide Diverse Services
From heavy jets to high performance singles, aircraft dealers are bringing more first time and step-up buyers into business and personal flying, with an emphasis on service, tailored to customer needs.
Matching Aircraft To Buyers
Phoenix, Arizona-based Cutter Aviation is a multi-faceted aviation company with nine locations throughout the U.S. southwest, offering new and pre-owned aircraft sales, as well as FBO and maintenance services.
In business for nearly a century, the company specializes in turboprop and light jet sales, with the goal of matching customers to the right aircraft for their missions, and developing long-term relationships with each customer.
New and pre-owned aircraft sales are provided at Cutter Aviation’s Carlsbad and Santa Ana, California, facilities, with sales, as well as maintenance services offered at its Phoenix, Denver and Addison and San Antonio, Texas, locations.
High Tech Owner-Flown Aircraft
Lone Mountain Aircraft, based in Lebanon, Ohio, is a leading reseller of the Cirrus Vision Jet, with expertise in Daher, TBM, and Piper products, as well as Learjet, Embraer and Bombardier aircraft. Lone Mountain seeks to help its clients move into the business jet or turboprop types that will suit their step-up needs.
The company’s expertise in international transactions gives its clients expanded market opportunities in buying and selling aircraft. In addition to sales, Lone Mountain Aircraft offers aircraft management services and financing through AvCap Financial, a separate company that provides innovative financial solutions for aircraft ownership, regardless of the dealer or broker through which the aircraft was purchased.
Lone Mountain Aircraft recently launched Aircraft Bidder, which leverages a licensed auctioneer to help customers eliminate the hassle of buying and selling via traditional means. Auctions have included everything from piston aircraft to business jets.
Oldest Pilatus PC-12 Dealer
Skytech claims to be the oldest factory-authorized Pilatus PC-12 dealer, with OEM sales authority for that aircraft, and the PC-24 jet, in nine U.S. States and Washington, D.C. The company has also been a Piper dealer for 41 of its 45 years in business. Skytech’s sales team is considered highly focused and knowledgeable about both OEMs’ products.
In addition to aircraft sales, which Skytech has carried out in 30 countries, the company also has FBO operations, and offers aircraft brokerage, management and charter services, from facilities at Baltimore and Westminister, Maryland, and Rock Hill, South Carolina.
Skytech’s customer base is primarily small corporate flight departments, as well as private individuals requiring personal air transportation.
A Multi-Service Source
Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company based in Boise, Idaho, is a leading Pilatus as well as Piper dealer, specializing in new and pre-owned aircraft sales, with a primary focus on the Pilatus PC-12, PC-24 and the Piper M series.
Along with aircraft sales, Western Aircraft has a Part 135 charter certificate, and operates a large MRO, at Boise, which is an authorized service center for Falcon, Pilatus, Piper, Embraer, Quest and Textron aircraft. A new 93,000-sq.-ft. hangar, to further grow the company’s Gulfstream and Dassault Falcon maintenance business is nearing completion.
With a dedicated team of aircraft sales professionals, Western Aircraft says it provides clarity to the aircraft acquisition process in the interest of building long-term customer relations.
With 18 years of experience selling business aircraft worldwide, Flinn Aviation LLC of Austin, Texas, prides itself on a hands-on approach with its clients, which include corporate flight departments and individual operators. Taking an active role in the evaluation and direct marketing of the aircraft, each of Flinn Aviation’s team members focuses on a different segment of the used aircraft market, with one concentrating on Learjets, Challengers, Gulfstreams and mid-to-large cabin jets; another handling turboprops and light jets, and another helicopters.
A small company with a diversity of aviation backgrounds, most of the staff are pilots, with multi-lingual fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian, as well as English.