skip to main content

Aviation Advisory


Pentastar’s trusted aviation consultants deliver efficient and effective aviation solutions. Whether you are considering the sale or acquisition of an aircraft, or weighing options for aircraft modifications, upgrades and refurbishments, our aviation advisory services team will assess all options and provide you with a detailed recommendation. We employ a Professional Aircraft Appraisal Organization (PAAO) Senior Certified Aircraft Appraiser as part of our team.

Once you choose the best option for you, a Pentastar Aviation advisor can serve as your representative to ensure your best interests remain at the forefront throughout the entire process.

Aircraft selection

Valuation estimates

Operational and maintenance budget projections

Management program evaluation

Refurbishment planning and oversight

Connections to financiers, aviation legal and tax experts

Pentastar Airplane


With Pentastar’s Aviation Advisory Services, you work with someone like Doug Levangie.

Doug has achieved the highest level of appraisal excellence by the PAAO, and has been credentialed as a Senior Certified Aircraft Appraiser. With more than 35 years of aviation industry experience, he has expertise on a wide range of aircraft to provide aircraft owners and buyers valuable insight on technical evaluations, valuation estimates and aircraft selection.

We are proud to be long-time members of the most respected industry associations, guided by strict codes of ethics to exceed the highest professional standards.

Our memberships include:

Iada Logo

International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA)

Comprised of selected and IADA-certified aircraft sales and brokerage businesses, as well as aircraft product & services companies. Focused on promoting the growth and public understanding of aircraft resale.


Partners in aviation

Intended for customers seeking a comprehensive management program with a cost-effective solution to owning and operating an aircraft. Matches prospective owners with low to medium usage requirements in a common geographical area for joint ownership and cost sharing of new or late-model aircraft. Allows our customers to have access to a complete aircraft while cutting the net cost of ownership in half, easing the burden of scheduling and maintenance, providing autonomy in tax and title, and ensuring a seamless exit plan.

Paao Logo

Professional Aircraft Appraisal Organization (PAAO)

Formed by previous members of the National Aircraft Appraisers Association (NAAA) to improve training, exposure, knowledge, communication, cooperation, and the abilities of its members.


Turn to the trusted advisors at Pentastar Aviation to assist with any of your private aviation questions. We are here to help you navigate any decision.

Contact Us