Published on January 13th, 2018 | by Mark Dwyer


Strong Growth at Acumen Aviation during 2017

In its 2017 Operational Review, Dublin based aircraft asset management firm Acumen Aviation has revealed a strong performance for 2017. As well as increasing its team to over 70 professionals it acquired 10 new customers during the year. In addition, it has:

  • 30+ Aircraft under full lease management
  • Appraised 58 narrowbody jets, 13 business jets, 2 widebodies and 27 engines
  • Operated in 50+ countries
  • 108 pre purchase inspections, 154 audits, 21 transitions, 5 repossessions, 59 engine project and 18 CAMO projects

To support its growth, Acumen Aviation has announced global leadership changes as it continues to redesign company operations for long-term success. Mr. Amit Tyagi, the current Chief Technical Officer will now be the Chief Intelligence Officer. Mr. Tyagi has more than 15 years of experience working with an OEM and various operators. Replacing him will be Mr. Alan Webber, who has been jointly heading the Powerplant division. Alan has more than 30 years of experience working with various OEMs, Operators and Asset Managers. He brings a wealth of experience on-board having managed consultancy teams in the past, delivering value to some of the biggest aircraft lessors.

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About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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