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Conklin & de Decker Release the Aircraft Cost Evaluator 2014 Volume I

April 2014 -- Orleans, Massachusetts -- Conklin & de Decker has released the Aircraft Cost Evaluator 2014 Volume I, delivering the most up-to-date benchmarking, operating, and ownership cost data available to the aviation industry. Aircraft Cost Evaluator is the flagship product from Conklin & de Decker's family of aircraft operating and acquisition data products that address more than 550 jets, turboprops, helicopters and piston aircraft.

The Aircraft Cost Evaluator (ACE) is the ideal benchmarking tool that provides aircraft owners, operators, brokers and dealers with important side-by-side operating cost, specification and performance comparisons. ACE enables users to make critical decisions on aircraft acquisitions whether they are downsizing to a smaller asset or upgrading to a larger aircraft purchase or trade. ACE is referred to as the industry standard and is currently used by AMSTAT, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Jet Traveler, Twin & Turbine, Executive & VIP Jets and World Aircraft Sales.

The Aircraft Cost Evaluator 2014 Volume I release includes the new Citation M2, the Airbus Helicopters EC135P3 & EC135T3, and the Bell 407GX. Conklin & de Decker continues to expand its database with the latest aircraft, and every ACE release contains updated fuel costs, maintenance parts & labor costs, and all the data necessary for SEC reporting.

ACE Subscribers have free access to Conklin & de Decker's online reference tool, AircraftPedia(TM) which includes over 2,800 aircraft drawings and historical biographies on various aircraft models. The recently updated drawings can easily be exported into presentations or proposals, and the historical information is a great reference tool for any aviation professional.

In addition, ACE subscribers gain access to ACE - On the Go!(TM), a web interface that provides ACE information via any browser, including mobile devices, at no additional cost. ACE - On the Go! delivers easy access to cost information anytime, anywhere, without downloading and installing any software first.

"Keeping a current subscription of ACE is the best way to impartially benchmark your aircraft's operating costs with the industry standard," commented David Wyndham, Vice President and co-owner of Conklin & de Decker. "ACE is also a great tool for aircraft buyers, providing critical information to support aircraft transaction decisions," added Wyndham.