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IADA adds to Products and Services roster of companies
IADA has admitted ten more Products and Services members to its register; a mix of advisory, overhaul and repair, maintenance, legal, charter, lenders, training and financial service providers.

Ten new business aviation companies have been vetted, verified and accepted as new Products and Services members by the International Aircraft Dealers Association. IADA membership now comprises a total of 79 Products and Services members, 50 accredited aircraft dealers and seven OEMs.

The latest ten to join the growing ranks are:

- Aeronautical Systems, Miami Lakes, Florida

- AV8 MRO, Houston, Texas

- Dassault Aircraft Services, Little Rock, Arkansas

- HCH Legal, Potomac, Maryland

- JetValues-Jeremy, Waterloo, Illinois

- Priester Aviation, Wheeling, Illinois

- Scope Aircraft Finance, Columbus, Ohio

- ServiceElements International, Scottsdale, Arizona

- Shearwater Global Capital, Atlanta, Georgia

- Silicon Valley Private Bank, Santa Clara, California

"The IADA board of directors welcomes these well-qualified companies into our organisation,” says executive director Wayne Starling. “These 10 companies, like all of our verified Products and Services members, have been thoroughly vetted to assure adherence to the highest standards of ethical behaviour and skilled aviation expertise."

A bit about the 10 companies:

Aeronautical Systems managing partner Joseph Zulueta has broad aviation expertise, including jet aircraft valuation consulting at all levels, technical inspections and retrospective, current and future value appraising of aircraft assets. He has been an independent aircraft appraiser and surveyor since the early 1990s, and has also been involved in aviation financial analyses, fleet evaluations, contract maintenance and inspection 'return' provisions, physical aircraft inspections, historical record auditing, redelivery services and remarketing strategies.

Specialising in the overhaul and repair of corporate aircraft landing gear, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components, AV8 MRO has decades of experience in the development, implementation and certification of overhaul processes. As an FAA and EASA approved repair station, it offers solutions for components such as landing gear, flap screw jacks, TKS panels, stabilisers and flight control surfaces, servo overhaul, actuator overhaul (leading edge), valve overhaul (anti-skid control) and many others.

Dassault Aircraft Services provides Falcon maintenance, interior refurbishment and reconfiguration as well as avionics upgrades, aircraft paint, engines, major and minor structural repair, pre-purchase evaluations and solutions for upcoming FAA mandates.

HCH Legal was founded in 2015 by a group of former large firm lawyers seeking to build a better service platform for demanding multinational clients. It supports clients in all sectors of the aviation industry with transactional and regulatory expertise, and effective guidance; private aircraft operators, charter operators, commercial air carriers, FBOs, MROs and aviation investor groups.

Known in the Industry as 'JetValues Jeremy', Jeremy Cox currently holds valid A&P, IA and FCC licenses and a commercial pilot's certificate with instrument rating. As a former member of the Society of Licensed Aircraft Engineers and Technologists, he was elected by the Royal Aeronautical Society as a Technician of the Society in 1987. During his career he has been active within the Greater St Louis Business Aviation Association, NBAA, the Popular Flying Association, the Experimental Aircraft Association and AOPA.

Priester Aviation services include executive jet charter, aircraft management and aviation consulting. It has aircraft positioned across the globe and understands the value of flexibility that private aircraft afford.

Scope Aircraft Finance provides aircraft loans from $200,000 to $5 million to individuals, small businesses and major corporations across the US.

ServiceElements International is a business aviation organisational and people development company focusing on behavioural and interpersonal advancement. SEI offers customised onsite and virtual workshops, coaching and open enrolment events for effective learning experiences.

Shearwater Global Capital is a speciality asset-based finance company providing tailored financing solutions for clients across the globe. Its primary focus is making special opportunity investments in aviation and luxury assets. It is a direct lender with its funds coming primarily from private investors comprised of Family Offices and HNWI.

Silicon Valley Bank offers commercial banking, private banking and wealth advisory, investment banking and venture capital investing.

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