Advisory Services

Seaplane Business Development Advisory

Gravitas Aviation provides clients of all levels of sophistication with advisory services for the development of seaplane operations.   The scope of service we provide includes complete “Concept to Operations” turnkey packages, or can be targeted to key elements such as:

  • Aircraft-  sourcing, configuration, importing, maintenance
  • Capitalization –  structure, business plan development, finance presentations, equity and debt sourcing
  • Certification and Permits – AOC, AMO, TRTO, aquatic aerodromes
  • Marketing and Branding – assessment, strategies, systems, campaigns, strategic alliances
  • Operations Management – maintenance, flight ops, ground handling, flight services, sales and marketing
  • Personnel – sourcing, training, payroll
  • Physical Plant – aquatic aerodromes, terminals, floats, hangars, maintenance facilities

Sample of a Service Package Provided

Gravitas Aviation under a mandate agreed and granted by the client/partner shall deliver to the client/partner the following core items:

  • An EASA AOC,
  • A Commercial License
  • JAR-145 maintenance certificate,
  • 2 x DHC-6 Twin Otter Aircraft on Wipline 13000 Straight Floats
  • Two aquatic aerodromes
  • Certified Maintenance facilities
  • Personnel for commercial, flight and maintenance operations
  • Sales, marketing and customer service systems and personnel

Further engagement may include an ongoing “Operating Partner” agreement under which all aviation operations of the Operating Entity would be undertaken by Gravitas Aviation on behalf of the ownership group.

For more information on Gravitas Aviation Limited’s seaplane development advisory services contact Steve Earle at 604-618-0131 or by email at searle222@gmail.com .