2019 -- The
International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is moving towards full
accreditation for its member dealers, who traditionally handle more than 50
percent of the transactions involving previously owned business
jets. IADA's stringent new accreditation process is a quantifiable,
measurable method to ensure professional and ethical behavior within the
qualifications of existing IADA dealers are currently being reviewed and
analyzed by JosephAllan Aviation Consulting, an independent third-party agency," said
Executive Director Wayne Starling. "They will also examine 15 new
accreditation applicants to see if they meet the high standards of IADA
accredidation under their confidential processes to ensure accountability and
transparency," Starling added.
among the world's leading aircraft dealers will establish consistent standards of
behavior so that buyers and sellers of aircraft can be more confident in
selecting the professionals and experts who provide them counsel during
negotiations and advise them in all aspects of aircraft transactions. Once
dealers achieve IADA accreditation, they must maintain that high professional
level in order to retain their status.
Heading the IADA
accredidation program under the auspices of Joseph Allan Aviation Consulting
are two experts in their field: Mark Dusenbury, Ph.D., and Shayne Daku. Dr.
Dusenbury is an Associate Professor at the University of North Dakota. In
addition to his teaching duties, he serves as the Assistant Chair of Assessment
for the Department of Aviation, overseeing the accreditation of all the
academic programs. He also serves on the Aviation Accreditation Board
International (AABI) Board of Trustees. His role with AABI provides him
first-hand experience in the accreditation process from an institutional and
national accreditation body level.
Also helping to
administer the program is Shayne Daku, an Assistant Professor at the University
of North Dakota. In addition to his teaching duties, he serves on the UND
Aerospace Assessment Committee which oversees accreditation for all seven UND
Aerospace degrees. Daku also is on the National Business Aviation Association
(NBAA) Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Governing Board as the Chair of the
Testing Committee.IADA is a
professional trade association formed more than 25 years ago. Promoting the
growth and public understanding of the aircraft resale industry, IADA offers
the world's only accreditation program for dealers, which delivers high
standards of business conduct and transparency regarding aircraft transactions,
leading to a more efficient market.
While only three
percent of all aircraft dealers merit IADA accreditation, they handle
more than 50 percent of the used business jet transactions. IADA represents a
variety of product and aviation services that also operate with the highest
professional standards in the industry. For more info go to IADA.aero and
IADA Revolution Video.
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