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Gulfstream G650 Aircraft Wanted for Immediate Acquisition

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. (Essex) has been exclusively retained by a US Gulfstream-G650based client for the immediate acquisition of an on or off-market Gulfstream G650

Candidate Aircraft Requirements:

  • Entry into service 2014 or newer
  • Forward Galley

If you are representing a Gulfstream G650 for sale, please email the aircraft information and photos to lrohde@essexaviation.com or call us at 603-765-9283.  Candidate aircraft will be presented to the client for immediate review.

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. was founded in 2013 with the primary goal of providing clients with the most current industry knowledge and experience, a vital component in evaluating business and private aviation transportation needs.

Representing clients in a wide range of services, Essex builds client relationships through dedication to trust, integrity and a level of responsiveness not found anywhere else. Services include new or pre-owned aircraft acquisitions, new aircraft completion management, pre-owned aircraft refurbishment and upgrade management, block and ad hoc charter services and much more.

 

 

Bombardier Global 6000 Aircraft Wanted for an Immediate Buyer

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. (Essex) has been exclusively retained by a US based client for the immediate acquisition of an on or off-market Global 6000.Global 6000 photo

  • Cash Buyer
  • Engine & Airframe Programs Preferred

If you are an owner or broker representing a Global 6000 for sale, please email information and photos to lrohde@essexaviation.com or call us at 603-765-9283 candidate aircraft will be presented to client for immediate review.

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. was founded in 2013 with the primary goal of providing clients with the most current industry knowledge and experience, a vital component in evaluating business and private aviation transportation needs.

Representing clients in a wide range of services, Essex builds client relationships through dedication to trust, integrity and a level of responsiveness not found anywhere else. Services include new or pre-owned aircraft acquisitions, new aircraft completion management, pre-owned aircraft refurbishment and upgrade management, block and ad hoc charter services and much more.

Essex Aviation Group’s President, Lee Rohde, Recently Elected A Board Member of the National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA)

Essex Aviation Group is pleased to announce that Lee Rohde, it’s President & CEO has been elected as a Board Member to the National Aircraft Finance Association. The newly elected Board Members were announced during NAFA’s 46th Annual Meeting which took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that occurred March 21 – 24, 2017. This will be Lee’s first time serving as a board member for NAFA.

Lee has over 30 years of experience in financial and operational analysis, manufacturing, distribution and corporate business development. As a board member Lee will work with members and the committee to promote general welfare of individuals and organizations providing financing and loan options for aircraft. With Lee’s unparalleled expertise and experience in guiding clients through the aircraft acquisition process, he looks forward to working with other board members to help set and achieve the goals of the NAFA organization and to help educate its membership.

To learn more about NAFA organization, please go to: http://www.nafa.aero/cpages/home

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Hawker 800XP

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. is pleased to announce they have successfully completed the acquisition of a Hawker 800XP for a private client in Virginia. Essex advised the client based on their desire to botHawker 800 Jet Aircraft interior cabin, cockpit, seats, lavatory and galley and exteriors by Randy Smith Photoh charter the aircraft and satisfy business and personal travel needs.  The process began by identifying the most favorable candidate aircraft model that would meet both objectives. Essex worked diligently vetting various Hawker 800XP aircraft that were both publicly and privately for sale. Essex advised and managed the negotiations on behalf of their client throughout the complete acquisition process. Essex also accompanied the aircraft during the pre-purchase inspection providing on-site technical representation. The aircraft was delivered to their client early 2017.

 

Lee Rohde Featured In Business Aviation Advisor Magazine

essex lee rohdes coverLee Rohde, President & CEO, Essex Aviation Group, shared his industry insight in a recent article featured in the May/June issue of Business Aviation Advisor.

The article, entitled “Simplifying Fractional Equations” provides insight about understanding fractional programs and whole aircraft ownership.

Read the full article: Simplifying Fractional Equations

Visit the Business Aviation Advisor website to access the digital version of the complete May/June issue.

Essex Successfully Acquires Global Express XRS

Essex Aviation is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of a Global Express XRS. Essex identified and presented multiple on and off-market candidate aircraft and advised the client throughout the acquisition process. Since the aircraft selected by the client was European registered, Essex also managed the aircraft’s European export and de-registration, along with the import and new United States registration process.

Essex also facilitated and provided on-site representation of an extensive pre-purchase inspection which was completed at Jet Aviation Basel, Switzerland. With the acquisition phase complete, Essex will continue to assist and represent the new owner during a planned extensive interior refurbishment that will include exterior paint, avionics upgrades and maintenance needs.

Essex also worked with their client to identify, review and ultimately select a service provider for the aircraft refurbishment, in addition to the selection of an aircraft management company for the on-going operation of the aircraft. Essex’s continued involvement during post-acquisition activities is indicative of their experience, knowledge and dedication to client relationships, as well as their ability to support a variety of critical transaction services from the initial aircraft acquisition through a wide range of post-closing activities prior to the aircraft entering service.

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. was founded in 2013 with the primary goal of providing clients with the most current industry knowledge and experience, a vital component in evaluating business and private aviation transportation needs.

Representing clients in a wide range of services, Essex builds client relationships through dedication to trust, integrity and a level of responsiveness not found anywhere else. Services include new or pre-owned aircraft acquisitions, new aircraft completion management, pre-owned aircraft refurbishment and upgrade management, block and ad hoc charter services and much more.

2015 Robb Report: Pitch Counts

Lee Rohde, President & CEO, Essex Aviation Group, recently shared his industry insight in an article featured in the October 2015 Robb Report.Essex_Rob Report_Oct 2015

The article, titled “Pitch Counts” detailed how with the economy healthy and so many recently introduced models in production or in the pipeline, now seems like an opportune time to be in the market for a new aircraft. Whether it is the right time to buy may depend on when you plan to sell that new plane.

Read full article: October 2015 Robb Report_Pitch Counts

Special Report: Aircraft Acquisition Planning and Financing

BAI_201509_HIGHRES_COVERLee Rohde, President & CEO, Essex Aviation Group, recently shared his industry insight in an article featured in Business Aviation Insider.

The article, titled “Special Report: Aircraft Acquisition Planning and Financing” detailed how one of the ultimate attractions of business aviation is the ability to “take to the skies” on a schedule that fits your company’s needs.

Read the full article: Special Report: Aircraft Acquisition Planning & Financing

Visit the Business Aviation Insider website to access the digital version of the complete September/October issue.

Lee Rohde Featured In Business Aviation Advisor Magazine

Business Aviation Article

Lee Rohde, President & CEO, Essex Aviation Group, recently shared his industry insight in an article featured in Business Aviation Advisor Magazine!

The article, titled “Flight Planning with Your Family Office” detailed the need for family offices to partner with a knowledgeable business aviation consultant to make investment decisions and provided tips for finding the right partner for your family office.

Read the full article: Flight Planning with Your Family Office

Visit the Business Aviation Advisor Magazine website to access the digital version of the complete May/June issue.

 

 

 

Tom Mitchell Joins Essex as Executive Vice President

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Essex Aviation Group, Inc. (Essex) recently announced Tom Mitchell has joined their team as Executive Vice President. Tom will be based at their L.G. Hanscom Field, Bedford, Massachusetts location and will begin his new position immediately.

Tom brings nearly 35 years of experience to Essex, specifically in flight operations, technical support, and aircraft management. Most recently, Tom has focused on opportunities to assist clients in optimizing all aspects of their aircraft ownership experience, including the aircraft selection process, technical surveys, modification and refurbishment projects, and providing general guidance throughout the entire acquisition process.

“Tom is the perfect addition to our group at Essex,” says Lee Rohde, President & CEO, Essex Aviation Group, Inc. “His extensive experience in a wide range of areas will bring significant value to our current and future clients, I am confident he will be an integral part of Essex’s continued growth in the industry.”

Before joining Essex, Tom held the position of Senior Vice President at Aviation Management Systems Inc. (2010- 2014). Tom also held a flight department manager position with Liberty Mutual, as well as nearly 20 years as a member of the senior management team for Jet Aviation. In addition, Tom is an FAA licensed Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) for both airframes and engines and holds a current FAA Inspection Authorization (I.A.).

You can contact Tom directly at 781-502-2288 or tmitchell@essexaviation.com.

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. was founded in 2013 with the primary goal of providing clients with the most current industry knowledge and experience, a vital component in evaluating the many options available to meet their business and private aviation transportation needs. Essex has experience advising and representing clients in a wide range of services, including: New or pre-owned aircraft acquisitions, new aircraft completion management, pre-owned aircraft refurbishment and upgrade management, block and ad hoc charter services and more. To learn more, visit http://essexaviation.com/ or call 603-766-1390.

Essex Aviation Welcomes Tom Mitchell