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NAFA Welcomes New Member: Global Aircraft Group

NAFA Welcomes New Member: Global Aircraft Group



Contact: Tracey Cheek  

Mark Parry 


NAFA Welcomes New Member: Global Aircraft Group 


Edgewater, MD –June 7, 2024—The National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA) is pleased to announce that Global Aircraft Group has recently joined its network of aviation professionals. Global Aircraft Group services clients with aircraft appraisals, aircraft insurance claims adjustments, expert witnesses, pre-buy inspections and desktop appraisals.  

“NAFA members form a network of aviation finance services who diligently and competently operate with integrity and objectivity throughout the world,” said Ed Medici, NAFA President. “We’re excited to welcome Global Aircraft Group to our growing organization. Their services enhance NAFA’s available offerings, and we support their services to advance our members.” 

About Global Aircraft Group: 
Global Aircraft Group provides professional aircraft appraisal services, expert assessments and valuations for a diverse range of aviation clients. The company’s experienced and certified appraisers deliver accurate and reliable appraisals that go beyond simple book values, considering each aircraft’s unique features and conditions. 

Global Aircraft Group's appraisals serve as persuasive independent evidence of an aircraft's condition, supporting selling prices, aiding prospective buyers in obtaining financing or insurance and helping financial institutions to substantiate the nature and value of an aircraft as collateral. By distinguishing a seller's aircraft from others listed for sale, the company's professional appraisals can reduce the time required to sell an aircraft by up to 50%, establishing Global Aircraft Group as a trusted partner for aviation clients seeking expert valuations and assessments. 

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About Mark Parry: 
Mark Parry, President and founder, brings over three decades of expertise in corporate aviation to Global Aircraft Group. With a diverse clientele and extensive professional resources, Parry strives to achieve positive returns on clients' investments and capital. His background in the industry includes various roles at Bombardier, where he gained invaluable experience in sales, maintenance, completion and pre-purchase inspections. 

Before establishing Global Aircraft Group, Parry worked at Lockheed Advanced Development Program, "The Skunk Works," under the renowned Kelly Johnson. He holds a bachelor's degree in management from the University of Massachusetts. He is a Senior Certified Aircraft Appraiser, a member of the Professional Aircraft Appraisal Organization and a Licensed Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic. 

About NAFA:  
The National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA) is a professional association that has been promoting the general welfare of aircraft finance for over 50 years. Our network of members is comprised of lenders and product service providers who work together to finance general and business aviation aircraft. NAFA sets the standard for best practices in aviation finance by educating its members on the most up-to-date industry trends and best practices. Government legislation, market influences, and industry insights allow member companies to provide the highest quality services the industry has to offer.