The Milestone Aviation Group is the world’s leading helicopter leasing and financing company. Milestone has a fleet of helicopters including loan financings worth over US $5 billion. Milestone partners with helicopter operators worldwide, providing a wide array of financial and productivity solutions, including operating leases, purchase/leasebacks, secured debt financing, engine leasing and fleet advisory. The company supports over 40 customers in more than 35 countries serving a variety of industries, including offshore oil and gas, search and rescue, emergency medical services, police surveillance, mining and other utility missions. www.milestoneaviation.com
Aero Asset is a global helicopter trading firm, headquartered in Toronto. It specializes in remarketing & trading preowned twin engine helicopters. Aero Asset also publishes the Preowned Helicopter Market Trends, an comprehensive market report released quarterly.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In the helicopter area, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
The unique operational capabilities of Airbus helicopters enable them to perform vital missions around the world: saving lives, protecting populations, and delivering critical services, thereby contributing to the building of a safe, united and sustainable world.
LCI is a leading aviation lessor that provides operators worldwide with an attractive alternative to buying, and financing the purchase of, rotary and fixed wing aircraft. LCI’s rotorcraft fleet is focused on the latest technology medium and super medium helicopters manufactured by leading OEMs including Leonardo, Airbus Helicopters and Sikorsky. These are in operation across four continents in multiple sectors including emergency medical services, offshore wind, search and rescue, maritime pilot transfer and energy sector transportation. LCI’s highly experienced management team has built strong relationships with manufacturers, customers and leading financial institutions, and has undertaken in excess of US$8 billion of transactions in the fixed wing and helicopter markets since its inception in 2004.
Leonardo, through its Helicopter Division, performs research, design, development, production, customer support and marketing of the AgustaWestland's extensive range of products. They cover all the main helicopter weight categories, from the 1.8-ton single engine, to the 16-ton three-engine helicopter.
The AW139, AW189 and AW169 are new generation helicopters serving the market as the AWFamily of products featuring the same design philosophy and providing equivalent safety & technology standards and cost effective solutions. The Family's models also share many component parts and the same approach to maintenance and training. This translates into significant advantages in terms of operational efficiency and a reduction in through-life costs for the users.
Leonardo is also committed to the study and introduction into the market of innovative technologies and platforms, including the AW609 TiltRotor and the remotely controlled/optionally piloted rotorcraft.
A great emphasis to customer satisfaction is placed by Leonardo Helicopters, able to offer a great supportability level for both maintenance and training. Several service centres can provide spares, repair and overhaul throughout the product lifecycle worldwide 24 hours per day around the world.
Cirium is the number one source for aviation and air travel data and analytics. Cirium’s insights derive from The Cirium Core, which ingests over 300 terabytes of data from over 2,000 sources across the industry. The business is built from decades of experience and innovation, driven by acquisitions and investments, and operates globally and locally across the UK, Americas, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Cirium’s accurate and trusted data solutions are delivered to global leaders in the airline, airport, travel, technology, government, finance, and aerospace sectors, to enable the acceleration of digital transformation in aviation.
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Nova Capital Aviation Group is a global leading aviation lessor, and associate leasing management services provider, dedicate to on-shore mission critical services assets, with a constant growth of its fleets since inception in 2002.
The company was founded in 2002 by Mr Olivier PIOT, acting as company CEO and main shareholder since then. With our unique 20 years history in the helicopter leasing business, we are very proud to say that at the end of 2021 Nova Capital now have 100 helicopter and aircraft under management.
At Nova Capital, our experienced and dynamic team continually work hard to create and nurture long-term business partnerships with our customers, investors, and lenders.
We do this by firstly providing our customers with flexible, pragmatic and innovative asset financing solutions that support their fleet strategies and underpin their business growth.
We focus on the European market and operate from Paris (2002), Dublin (2013) and Lisbon (2019).
At Pratt & Whitney, we believe that powered flight has transformed – and will continue to transform – the world.
That’s why we work with an explorer’s heart and a perfectionist’s grit to design, build, and service the world’s most advanced aircraft engines. We do this across a diverse portfolio – including Commercial Engines, Military Engines, Business Aviation, General Aviation, Regional Aviation, and Helicopter Aviation – and as a way of turning possibilities into realities for our customers.
This is how we at Pratt & Whitney approach our work, and this is why we are inspired to go beyond.
Protective Packaging Corporation began as a division of an international freight forwarder. Its main purpose was insuring that the customer's freight was properly packaged to withstand the rigors of exposure to corrosion, mold, static electricity, and other airborne qualities while in transit or outdoor storage.
Over the past 22 years Protective Packaging Corporation has realigned its focus to become a globally recognized provider of expert flexible packaging solutions serving a client base that includes some of the largest corporations in the world. This includes 10 of the top ten largest defense contractors in the World. Protecting helicopters, engines, military/commercial aircraft, weapons systems, missiles, vehicles, high dollar machinery, and expensive parts in nearly all industry sectors.
We are one of the largest manufacturers and converters of U.S. Military Specified Packaging products. And we are one of the few companies in our industry that has its ISO 9001:2001 Certification and is Veteran owned.
Over the years we have created unique methods of preservation packaging that guarantees protection against corrosion for multiple years by controlling the atmosphere around the product. Protective Packaging Corp has extensive experience developing cost effective protective packaging solutions that adhere to the most rigorous requirements. The ease of application, reusable, unique, guaranteed results, and constant monitoring make Protective Packaging Corp the leader in long term preservation packaging systems.
PTERON Valuations is a newly created valuation house aimed at supporting key market stakeholders such as large & niche Lenders, Operators, Title & Escrow firms, Brokers & Dealers, Aviation tax specialists, Aviation attorneys when involved in helicopter transactions.
Convinced that documenting and taking into account all the technical specificities of helicopters is not enough to explain all depreciation trends, PTERON Valuations is committed to sort out the other factors likely to affect values and to address market economics more thoroughly.
Assessing current and future market trends, tackling the detailed features of the relevant secondary markets, evaluating the strength and weaknesses of alternative solutions to helicopters and taking a comprehensive view of the market are some of the key elements to be considered.
Thru genuine and open interactions, PTERON Valuations’ goal is also to help its future customer community to raise their own level of expertise in tackling the subtle interactions between market trends and aircraft values.
With over 70 professionals in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Singapore and Dallas, the Global Transportation Finance team of Vedder Price is one of the largest, most experienced and best recognized transportation finance practices in the world. Since 2016 Vedder Price has been ranked Band 1 in Private Aircraft (Global-wide) of Chambers High Net Worth, recognizing the world’s leading high-net-worth advisers.
With one of the largest and most experienced Business Aircraft and Helicopter Finance practices in the world, Vedder Price is able to provide counsel in all aspects of business aircraft and helicopter financing transactions, particularly large jet aircraft but also small jets, turboprop aircraft and helicopters. Attorneys in the group are considered to be thought leaders regarding commercial and contract law matters pertaining to aircraft finance and leasing transactions, whether governed by U.S. law, English law or the commercial laws of other jurisdictions, or international treaties. You can expect to work with creative, experienced attorneys who have both deep practical experience and broad transportation industry perspectives insight that can support you in matters ranging from simple to highly complex.