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D.W. – Piston Aircraft Acquisition

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Entering the airplane market for a first time purchase was an intimidating task. How would I know the true condition of an aircraft verses what was being presented by a seller? Was I looking for enough capability in a plane or too much? Chris Swathwood was able to give experienced guidance regarding various planes that were coming on the market and provide red flags for consideration. He was also able to give advice on my journey as a pilot, and to help make recommendations. Chris met me in Chicago to review the plane with the A&P/IA, went through all of...

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E.S. – Piston Aircraft Sale

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"After struggling to sell my vintage aircraft for years, I decided to list it with Chris and Altivation Piston's.  Within 4 days, he had a buyer lined up at the right price... in the middle of a global pandemic!  The combination of Chris' marketing skills and vast network in the industry make him quite a talented and effective broker.  I will definitely go through Altivation again on future transactions, as well as recommend anyone looking to buy or sell an aircraft.  Well done Chris!"

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J.B. – Turboprop Client

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"During the purchase of our aircraft Chris did and excellent job of coordination, informing, and finalizing the acquisition. He took care of any issues promptly and made sure things were smooth. I would recommend him to anyone looking to purchase an aircraft. He is honest, trustworthy and easy to work with!"

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