Our Process

Our process works, and we have the success rate to prove it.

The Sales Process in Detail

When selling your aircraft, Flinn Aviation will analyze the market, negotiate, and close the sale efficiently and effectively, resulting in a seamless transaction which maximizes your potential return. Our complete and all-inclusive marketing service can be seen in detail below.

Market Research

Flinn Aviation will research the market for an analysis of similar aircraft currently on the market, plus actual sales prices of recent transactions. This will help determine where your aircraft is positioned in the worldwide resale market, and the likely asking price and timeline for the sale.

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Obtain recent sales history of equivalent aircraft.

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Evaluate market conditions including inventory levels and trends to determine the ask price.

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Determine aircraft's position in the market.

Prepare Aircraft for Sale

Flinn Aviation will evaluate your aircraft for its overall condition and all necessary technical and regulatory requirements.

We personally view the aircraft & records to ensure accurate representation
We resolve any document discrepancies
We coordinate photo shoot of exterior and interior highlights
We develop a custom marketing plan and sales collateral

Execute Marketing Plan

Accurately and in the most favorable light we represent your aircraft to prospective buyers with an international multi-channel marketing plan to reach prospects whose mission profile, budget, and other requirements match your aircraft. Based on the make and model, and the location of prospective buyers, this custom plan will integrate a combination of the tactics listed here.

Produce print and digital sales sheets with professional photos.
Worldwide direct mail/email campaigns.
Promote your aircraft in publications and websites that spotlight aircraft for sale.
Implement direct call plan to our exclusive network of industry contacts.
Promote the aircraft at aviation shows and events.

Marketing mediums

We do everything we can to make sure that your aircraft is represented well to buyers and prospects. With that in mind, marketing is essential. We have experts in aerospace marketing on staff that will assist you in creating effective campaigns using the following mediums.

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Aircraft Spec Sheet

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Direct Mail Letters

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Print Advertising

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Website Listing

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Direct Mail Postcard

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Aircraft Directories

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Email Blasts

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Aircraft Video

Respond to Offers

We communicate with you throughout the response and negotiation process, from fielding inquiries to finalizing price and terms with the buyer.

Respond in a timely manner to formal Letters of Intent (LOI) from qualified buyers.
Negotiate price and closing terms with buyer.
Engage escrow companies to confirm deposits, documents, and title searches.
Coordinate with aviation counsel finalizing Aircraft Purchase Agreements
Schedule and facilitate visual inspections along with aircraft records reviews.

Coordinate Pre-Purchase Inspection

Unlike many other companies, Flinn Aviation can have an authorized technical representative onsite to supervise and verify the prepurchase inspection.

Coordinate inspection timing, location, and work scope.
Oversee inspection and report results.
Review list of discrepancies ensuring that it contains only airworthiness or safety of flight items.
Correct airworthy items identified during the inspection.
Negotiate correction of other discrepancies required to finalize closing.

Oversee Closing

We help coordinate the closing to ensure proper transfer of title and funds.

Assist with identifying tax-friendly closing locations.
Confirm that the transaction is fully funded.
Procure all documentation needed for closing
Ensure transfers of engine and/or parts programs.
Substantiate proper transfer of title
Review and verify closing statements with client.