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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Aviation & Aerospace and Appraisal & Valuation

Specialty Focus: Aircraft Appraisal, Aircraft Valuation, Aviation Appraisal, Aircraft Damage, Damaged Aircraft Values, Aircraft Insurance, Appraisal Review, Airplane, Helicopter, Aircraft Maintenance & Repair, Corporate Jet Values, Aviation Consulting

Education: Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, June 1980; Associate in Applied Science in Aviation Technology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, June 1980

Years in Practice: 26


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Keith M. Bransky provides expert witness and consulting services related to aircraft appraisal and valuation. He specializes in: the appraisal of corporate jet and turboprop aircraft; diminution-in-value cases resulting from damage to aircraft; post-accident aircraft values. For 26 years, Keith has appraised aircraft from manufacturers including: Gulfstream; Dassault; Bombardier; Boeing; Lear; Cessna; Bell; Beech; Cirrus; Piper; Pilatus; Piaggio; Mitsubishi; Rockwell; Hawker; Sikorsky. His client base includes: attorneys; financial institutions; insurance companies; government agencies; public companies; private owners. Keith is recognized by both the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) as an Accredited Senior Appraiser (Aviation Specific Discipline), and the National Aircraft Appraisers Association (NAAA) as a Senior Certified Aircraft Appraiser. Keith is also accredited by the ASA (ARM-MTS) to formally review aircraft appraisals performed by third-party appraisers for adherence to USPAP standards. When used in litigation, the Appraisal Review provides an objective, critical analysis of the work of another aircraft appraiser. Keith’s aircraft appraisal experience is augmented by over 40-years of multi-discipline aviation experience. This experience includes: aircraft maintenance, inspection, and repair under Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 91, 135, & 121; airline flying under FAR Part 135 & 121; aircraft dispatch under FAR Part 121; flight instructing; brokering aircraft; experimental & vintage aircraft operations; consulting in aviation safety and risk management matters. Keith holds the following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Licenses and Ratings: Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic with Inspection Authorization (A&P IA); Airline Transport Pilot (ATP); Type Ratings: B-737, B-757, B-767, B-777, MD-11; Aircraft Dispatcher; Flight Instructor (CFI); Flight Engineer (FEJ). Accumulated Flight Time: 25,000+ hours; Jet Time: 20,000+ hours.