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2019 HAI Heli-Expo

February 13, 2019

2019 HAI Heli-Expo

If you will be attending Heli-Expo stop by Booth C1417 and take a tour of The Offcial Helicopter Blue Book®. 

If you would like to schedule a meeting with HV$ staff, please click the meeting scheduler link below.  

 

Schedule a Heli-Expo meeting with HV$

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Website Issues

Lindsay Moore
January 9, 2019

The Helivalues website is experience some technical issues.  
We are working to resolve them as quickly as possible.  
Thank you for your patience.

If there is something we can help you with in the meantime, please contact our office at 1-847-487-8258

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Helicopter Valuations in Turbulent Times

Jason Kmiecik and co-author Lindsay Moore
September 7, 2018

The dangers and uncertainties of an unstable market are plentiful.  Businesses struggle to find their footing and make all possible adjustments to survive the storm.  We are seeing some recovery, but it’s no secret that the helicopter industry is still trying to cope with a depressed market.  We’ve seen almost every possible...

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Future of the Offshore Heavy Market

Jason Kmeicik, Acting President
February 26, 2018

Oil prices are slowly on the rise, but supply still remains higher than demand and values continue to decline.  The face of the offshore heavy market has begun to shift.

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Oil Market Overview & Its Effects on the Sikorsky S-92A

Ben Moore, ASA
May 2, 2017

I recently had a conversation with a marketing member of one OEM.  We were in agreement that many of us did not see a continuation of low activity for this long.  We asked ourselves, "What happened in the last 18 months to cause the continuing excess of heavy helicopter ..."

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Evaluating a Report for USPAP Compliance

Lindsay Moore
August 8, 2015

New Online Seminar!  A Special Offering for Lenders and Other Non-Appraisers

Lending professionals and other non-appraisers will gain a better understanding of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and its applicability to the lending process through this online

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Appraising the Appraiser

Richard A. Berkemeier
April 30, 2015

As originally appeared in Business Aviation Advisor, May/June 2015 (www.bizavadvisor.com)

Finding the Right Appraiser is as Easy as ASA. 

After the savings and loan crisis in the 1980s, and again in 2008, the banking industry responded with new

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Unions: UK North Sea Workers Give 'Overwhelming' Support For Strike

Reuters on Friday, March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015
LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) - Trade unions Unite and GMB said members working offshore in Britain's oil and gas industry had shown overwhelming support for industrial action over proposed changes to their terms and conditions in a consultative ballot which closed on Friday.
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Pick a letter: U or V

Alasdair Whyte, Editor, Helicopter Investor
March 20, 2015

You could get a barrel of West Texas Intermediate oil on Wednesday for just $44.66 (although what anyone would do with one barrel – or enough to fill 3.5 ten-gallon hats – is a mystery). This is the lowest price for six years and shows a fall of about 60 per cent from last summer.

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State of the Used Single Turbine Market

Ben Moore, ASA
March 18, 2015

In HeliValue$ last two quarterly market updates and our recently published article World Oil Prices and Helicopter Demand, there has been mention of the declining used single light turbine helicopter market. The recent news of Air Methods and Bell Helicopter's agreement for the acquisition/sale of 200 407GPX ...

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World Oil Prices & Helicopter Demand

Benjamin Moore, Senior Appraiser
February 17, 2015

The reaction to the price of oil dropping below $50 a barrel has been amazing in the helicopter industry. Financiers have had coronaries. Some are jumping out of first-story windows. There have been several articles printed that suggest that since the “hysteric lows”, oops, I mean, “historic lows” of the price ...

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Increased Scrutiny on Residual Reviews

Shawn Halladay & Carl Chrappa
July 29, 2014

Monitor 100 June 2014.  Expanded regulation and concern over past problems have increased the scrutiny auditors are applying to residual reviews, particularly for banks. Shawn Halladay and Carl Chrappa of The Alta Group discuss the impacts additional scrutiny has, including amplified levels of detailed information...

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Challenges of "Heavy" Overwater Helicopters

Lindsay Higgins
November 4, 2013

Mechanical failure, perception and confidence, and differing opinions about safety are all factors contributing to the successes and failures of rotorcraft.  In this article, we will look at other models that have faced similar mechanical issues, some with distinctly different outcomes, and compare them to...

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Your Accountant Says You Need a “Qualified Appraisal”. Where Do You Start?

Sharon Desfor, ASA, MRICS
February 25, 2013

Your company is being audited. You’re purchasing a company and need to allocate the purchase price across the assets. You’re getting divorced, or married, or your spouse passed away. You bought a helicopter. You sold a helicopter. You donated a helicopter to a museum.

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Oops, My Registration has Expired?

Carol Busch
December 27, 2012

HeliValue$’ president, Sharon Desfor, is a member of HAI’s Finance and Leasing Committee, whose last meeting spent considerable time discussing the new problem of expired FAA registrations. The research shows over 31,000 aircraft on the FAA registry with expired registrations / pending cancellations...

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