Home
+1 847-487-8258
Login

News & Articles

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

November 28, 2022

The HeliValue$ Office will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 until January 2, 2023.

We will resume normal business hours on Tueseday, January 3, 2023.

Happy Holidays to All! 

Happy New Year 2023!

Read More

HeliValue$ Office Hours-CLOSED FRIDAYS

Sue Kandefer
August 30, 2022

Our office will be open Monday-Thursday  9:00am to 5:00pm CST.

CLOSED FRIDAY

Read More

OFFICE CLOSED- Labor Day- Monday, September 5th

Sue Kandefer
August 23, 2022

Our office will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022 for the Labor Day holiday.

We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday.

 

Read More

HeliValue$ Office Will Be Closed- July 4th

Sue Kandefer
June 21, 2022

 

On the 4th of July, may we remember our brave heroes who fought for our nation’s independence and those veterans who protected our freedom in all the other wars on this important holiday.

Happy Independence Day!

Read More

Memorial Day

Sue Kandefer
May 26, 2022

In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed on Monday, May 30th.

We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 31st.

 

Memorial Day is a day on which those who died in active military service are remembered.

Read More

2023 CONFERENCES- CLICK ON UPCOMING EVENTS FOR DETAILS

Sue Kandefer
July 13, 2022

Airbus Helicopters 2023 Energy, Investors and Appraisers Symposium in Marseille France on January 31st and February 1st, 2023.  Jason Kmiecik will be attending.  If you would like to schedule a meeting, email him at [email protected].

 

2023 HAI Heli-Expo - Exhibits Open March 7-9, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia- HeliValue$ wiill be at Booth number B2922.   We will also be sponsoring a lounge in Hall C, please be sure to pick up some swag.

 

Read More

4th Quarter HeliValue$, Inc Pricing Meeting Update

Jason Kmiecik
January 13, 2022

We recently concluded the 4th quarter pricing meeting.  Resale values are heading in the right direction, upward for the most part.  Please click on the  "Blue Book Updates" tab on the website homepage to view changes.

 

Read More

NewYear

January 3, 2022

Happy New year!

We are looking forward to a new year filled with plenty of work and opportunities, once again wishing you a Happy and Prosperous New year!

Read More

Congratulations!!!

Sue Kandefer
November 2, 2021

HeliValue$, Inc., is proud to reveal the election of its Chairman, Sharon Desfor, to the College of Fellows of the American Society of Appraisers.

Read More
Office Hours

OFFICE HOURS-CLOSED ON FRIDAY

Sue Kandefer
November 1, 2021

Our office will be open Monday-Thursday  9:00am to 5:00 pm CST.

CLOSED FRIDAY

Read More

Valuing the appraisers

Yves Le Marquand, Reporter Corporate Jet Investor
July 14, 2021

  

As with most appraisers, Sharon Desfor, owner, HeliValue$ tripped and fell into the role.

Read More

HeliValue$ leads the way with remote helicopter appraisals

Jeremy Parkin
July 1, 2020

Long-established helicopter appraisers HeliValue$ has used the opportunity of lockdown, and have pivoted their work to appraise helicopters remotely.  From a recent Helicopter Investor town hall webinar where both President Jason Kmiecik and Owner Sharon Desfor spoke, it is clear that the company is leading the way in adapting to the situation.

Read More

Residual Values in Helicopter Leasing

Sharon Desfor
June 23, 2020

 

Residual Values in Helicopter Leasing

By Sharon Desfor, ASA, HeliValue$, Inc.

 

There are two types of residual value analyses, and they do not comfortably co-exist.  One type calculates usage directly on an annual dollar-per-flight hour basis, assuming a constant market, with no past or future inflation taken into account. 

Read More

SUMMER HOURS - CLOSED ON FRIDAYS

Sue Kandefer
June 9, 2022

 

Starting June 3 our office will be open Monday-Thursday  9:00am to 5:00 pm CST.

CLOSED FRIDAY

Read More

Coronavirus to hit offshore flight demand

Alex Baldwin
March 19, 2020

The number of offshore helicopter flights  will be hit heavily by the coronavirus pandemic, according to Air & Sea Analytics research.

Coronavirus has driven down demand for oil and gas and impacted the day-to-day operations on oil rigs, spelling bad news for offshore helicopter operators who have, so far, witnessed an uptick in flight hours in 2020.

 Read More

Read More