Conklin & de Decker offers NBAA attendees special show discount

Conklin & de Decker offers NBAA attendees special show discount 31 Oct, 12, Source: Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker has announced they will offer National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2012 Meeting and Convention attendees a special 15% discount on their most popular data products during the three-day convention from October 30th through November 1st, 2012 in Orlando, Florida.

The four databases available at a special 15% show discount include the Aircraft Cost Evaluator, the Life Cycle Cost, the Aircraft Performance Comparator and the 2012 State Tax Guide for General Aviation. Free demonstrations of these aircraft operating and acquisition data products, as well as a newly design business aviation aircraft poster will be given visitors to the Conklin & de Decker exhibit booth #4620.

The Aircraft Cost Evaluator (ACE) is the ideal benchmarking tool that assists aircraft owners, operators, brokers and dealers with important side-by-side operating cost and performance comparisons.  ACE helps users make critical decisions on aircraft acquisitions, whether they are downsizing to a smaller more economical asset or taking advantage of the market with a larger aircraft purchase or trade.  The most extensive operating cost database, ACE is referred to as the industry standard and is currently used by AMSTAT, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Jet Traveler, Twin & Turbine, Executive & VIP Jets and World Aircraft Sales.

ACE subscribers also receive access to the new ACE – On the Go!™  tool at no additional cost. This new web interface allows subscribers to access information via any browser, including mobile devices.  Using ACE – On the Go! allows access to cost information anytime, anywhere, without downloading and installing any software first.

Life Cycle Cost (LCC) puts all aspects of owning and operating an aircraft into one easy-to-use program.  Aircraft acquisition costs, operating costs, taxes, final residual values and even revenues, if the user is in commercial operations, are all included in this business aviation budgeting tool. Life Cycle Cost is extremely important when determining whether to retain or replace aircraft, acquire new or used aircraft, and in evaluating the total economics of competing aircraft whether purchasing, financing, or leasing.  This software predicts cash flows, Net Present Values and has a 12-month budget as well as a residual value analysis calculation.

The Aircraft Performance Comparator (APC) is the most comprehensive aircraft comparison tool available to the industry today. Part of a family of innovative software products created by Conklin & de Decker, the Aircraft Performance Comparator is a vital tool for anyone that is acquiring a Business Jet, Turboprop, Helicopter, or Piston airplane, or needs to compare impartial aircraft performance data quickly and easily.

AircraftPedia™ is Conklin & de Decker’s newest online reference collection that is now available at no additional cost to Aircraft Cost Evaluator, Life Cycle Cost, and Aircraft Performance Comparator subscribers. These subscribers now have free access to over 2,800 aircraft drawings and historical biographies on various aircraft models. The drawings can easily be exported into presentations or proposals and the historical information is a great reference tool for any aviation professional.

The 2012 State Tax Guide for General Aviation is the best source for timely and accurate US State tax information and is available 24/7. This Windows application is a must-have reference tool for aircraft operators, accountants, dealers, brokers, aviation law professionals, and others who deal with State Taxes. The State Tax Guide contains the latest taxes and fees imposed on general aviation in all fifty states. It addresses sales and use taxes applicable to aircraft sales, ownership, leases, parts, and labor. Aircraft operators stay informed of tax changes and critical general aviation state tax changes as they happen.

About Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker, celebrating over 25 years in business, is a leader in aviation research, consulting and education with offices in Massachusetts, Texas and Arizona.  The company, founded in 1984, focuses on fixed- and rotary- wing aircraft operating cost, performance and specification databases, maintenance management software, financial management, fleet planning, market research, aviation tax issues, and financial, tax and management seminars.  Conklin & de Decker consults with numerous individuals, corporations and government agencies worldwide. More information on their products and services, copies of articles published, and a unique “Members Only” section can be found on their website,

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