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Essex Aviation Acquires Gulfstream G650 for New York based Client

Essex Aviation Group, Inc. is pleased to announce they have successfully completed the acquisition of a pre-owned Gulfstream G650 for a private client in New York.  Gulfstream G650 -4Essex was retained by the client’s recently formed family office to provide on-going consultation services as well as for the acquisition of the G650 aircraft. Essex advised the client based on their desire to support their projected 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 Gulfstream G650 aircraft that were both publicly and privately for sale, ultimately acquiring a 2014 Gulfstream G650 from a public corporation. 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.


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 Will Be Attending The National Business Aviation Association – Business Aviation Convention And Exhibition (NBAA – BACE)

President & CEO Lee Rohde, and Executive Vice President Tom Mitchell will be attending the Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held by the NBAA for its duration of Tuesday, October 10 through Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Henderson Executive Airport in Las Vegas, NV.

For more information about the NBAA-BACE Convention and Exhibition visit:  https://www.nbaa.org/events/bace/2017/

To schedule a time to meet with Lee & Tom please call 603-766-1390.

Essex Aviation Group, Inc.’s President & CEO, Lee Rohde, Will Be Participating On A Panel During The NBAA Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference

Essex Aviation Group, Inc.’s President & CEO, Lee Rohde, will be speaking on the subject of “Tax and Regulatory Considerations when Importing an Aircraft into the United States”, taking place on Sunday, October 8th, at the 2:30 pm Option B, Breakout Session.

The Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference is being held at the Las Vegas, Nevada Convention Center which takes place October 8 – 9, 2017.

For more information about the conference visit:  https://www.nbaa.org/events/taxes/2017/

For the Conference Program Schedule visit:  https://www.nbaa.org/events/taxes/2017/program-schedule/

If you would like to schedule a time to meet with Lee during the conference please call 603-766 -1390.

Essex Aviation Group Completes Acquisition of New Global 6000

Essex Aviation Group is pleased to announce that it has just completed a successful acquisition and management of the final delivery of a new 2017 Global 6000 to one of their New York City based clients.

Essex initially compiled a list of pre-owned on and off-market aircraft options and also worked with Bombardier to evaluate any new aircraft or “white tail” options available that offered agreeable floor plans and equipment.  Along with the negotiations of the Aircraft Purchase Agreement with Bombardier, Essex provided on-site representation while certain upgrades were completed at Bombardier’s Dallas Service Center and Global Completion Center facility in Montreal, Canada.

Essex also provided on-site representation throughout the entire final inspection and delivery of the aircraft while working in conjunction with the selected management company to prepare the aircraft for an immediate entry into service.

Essex also supported the client with facilitating the review of various management company candidates and assisted the client during the final negotiations and contracting with the selected management company and an associated hangar arrangement at Teterboro Airport.

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.

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.

 

Essex Delivers Recently Refurbished Global Express XRS to Client

Essex Aviation Group is pleased to announce they have delivered a newly refurbished Global Express XRS to their client. Essex began the process by identifying candidate anew-paint-072116ircraft, then acquiring the Global Express XRS in December 2015.  Essex accompanied the aircraft providing on-site representation during the pre-purchase inspection which was completed in Europe.  Additionally, Essex managed the exportation of the aircraft out of Europe and the aircraft registration transition from the prior European registration onto the current United States registration.

Once the acquisition was completed, Essex worked with the new owner to identify, review and select a service provider for a highly customized aircraft modification and refurbishment. Essex coordinated the refurbishment project between the service provider and owner, advising the owner throughout the process, including on-site representation.  The extensive refurbishment project included an entirely new interior design, upgraded cabin management system, galley modifications, avionic upgrades and new exterior paint.

The Global XRS has recently entered service and is successfully in full operation under the guidance of an aircraft management company.  Essex facilitated the process for the owner to review and meet with several candidate management companies and represented the client during the final contracting with the selected provider.  As is often required by a first time owner of an aircraft, Essex was able to align the necessary industry proven experts in order for their client to truly experience a fully complete, turn-key acquisition.

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.  

 

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.