AVIA 360 CORPORATE AVIATION PROPOSAL INSTRUCTIONS
Prepare a 5-page report designed for a company executive, proposing a corporate flight
department for the company. The proposal should be professional and can include graphics and
diagrams. Four references, including the textbook, are required and must be formatted in current
APA format. A reference page and title page, properly cited in current APA format, must also be
The company is a large engineering firm based in Lynchburg. The firm employs 300 workers,
including sales and engineering staff. The sales staff averages thirty 2–3-day trips a year, with 3–
5 employees on each trip. Most of the sales trips are within a 400-mile radius of Lynchburg.
The engineering staff is involved in site inspection and pop-up troubleshooting trips. The
engineer trips range from a day to 3 weeks, within the same 400 mile radius. Usually 2 engineers
go on these trips about 10 times a year. The company is currently spending $180,000 a year on
The report should include a description and justification for the following areas: Why would the company benefit from corporate aviation?
Analyze current travel needs
Anticipate future travel needs
Offer a solution for the company
Characteristics that make that aircraft an ideal choice
Acquisition cost of aircraft
Operating costs of the aircraft
Flight department operations
How would operations be set up?
How to handle maintenance?
Contingency plans Be sure to not only answer each point, but also offer a justification for each point.
Submit this assignment by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 7.