The Business of Business Aviation

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Calendar "The Business of Business Aviation" May 16, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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"The Business of Business Aviation"

05.16.2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
DuPage Flight Center (5-16-2019)


Join Global Jet Capital, JSSI, and Mesinger Jet Sales for this must-attend event. Come view and tour aircraft as well!

Bombardier \ Textron Aviation \ Dassault \ Embraer \ Gulfstream

Challenger 350 Citation M2 Falcon 900EX Legacy 500 G550

King Air 250 Phenom 300


Thursday, May 16, 2019

2:30 PM: Registration / 3 - 5 PM: Seminars / 5 - 7 PM: Cocktails & OEM Displays


Presentation by Mike Christie:

Mike Christie is responsible for new origination in the Central U.S. for Global Jet Capital. Mr. Christie has 20+ years of financial services experience, starting with 12 years at GE Capital financing and leading teams that financed all forms of equipment. He spent five years as a workout banker with U.S. Bank, then led a team of middle market bankers for Huntington Bank in Columbus, OH.

Global Jet Capital's presentation will include a broad overview of the financial services market as it applies to our industry and a deeper dive into the products and services that you can leverage.

Presentation by George Kleros:

George Kleros is responsible for large fleet support, and strategic planning within Technical Services and Advisory Services at JSSI. He has over 30 years of experience in Aviation Maintenance, Management, Field Support Services and appraisals for business jet aircraft. Mr. Kleros currently serves on the maintenance airworthiness committee for General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and holds an FAA rating for Powerplant and Airframe, with additional privileges as a holder of an Inspectors Authorization (IA), as well as an Accredited Senior Appraiser MTS Aviation discipline with American Society of Appraiser.

JSSI's presentation will cover the basics of aircraft maintenance and forecasting, and provide an overview of the products and services available.

Presentation by Josh Mesinger:

Josh Mesinger is the Vice President of Mesinger Jet Sales, a 45-year old international aircraft brokerage and acquisitions firm. Mr. Mesinger has been working in this business and industry for the past 19 years. Mesinger Jet Sales has modernized the formula for buying and selling aircraft and provides their clients with the best market intelligence for aircraft sales pricing and correct acquisition expectations.

Mesinger Jet Sales will provide a short overview of the current business aircraft market and the dynamics affecting it.

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Location information

DuPage Flight Center (5-16-2019)

West Chicago
2700 International Drive
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