Premier Accredited Helicopter Flight School & Char

Not Disclosed, CA
Los Angeles County

Asking Price: Annual Revenue:
$1,600,000 $1,680,931

Services: Education & Training

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RE: Premier Accredited Helicopter Flight School & Char Broker: Linnea Westlake
Owner Financing is Available!
Owner Financing Terms $100,000.00 Owner Financing Interest 6% Owner Financing Terms Months 60

Quick Facts

Asking Price: $1,600,000
Annual Revenue: $1,680,931
Net Profit: Not Disclosed
Cash Flow: $500,000
Total Debt: Not Disclosed
FF&E: Not Disclosed
Real Estate: Not Disclosed
Year Established: 2014
Employees: Not Disclosed
BBN Listing #: 397833008
Broker Reference #: 2401-941022

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Business Overview:

Premier Accredited Helicopter Flight School, Tour, Aerial Media & Charter Business. Founded in 2014 by two pilots, this business is a premier Southern CA helicopter flight training school and helicopter tour company. Company is committed to providing the highest level of professionalism and safety for all of its visitors looking for helicopter training classes, helicopter tours, aerial media, charter flights, or finding a Helicopter Ride in So CA. Located at the best helicopter training airport in LA. FAA Part 135 (Charter Full certificate), Part 61/141 Flight School). Part 91 LOA for air tours, Approved Drug and Alcohol testing. Contract with LA county for Dam inspection. Caltrans permit to land on boats - pending. Close to gaining SEVIS certification (student exchange visitor program) which will enable company to issue i20 and M1 Visas. Company is the ONLY operator in California to have the Guimbal G2 Cabri advanced trainer and the only school in the So. CA area to have an FAA accredited helicopter flight training device (simulator). Cut the line! These certifications and permits take many years (6-8) to secure and newcomers to the 141 light school side can’t even apply until business has been operational for 2 years. Zero accidents on record. 100% safety record. 6-9 Pilots, 3 Administrative/Operations – All W2, 1 officer is part time. All processes and systems (including SMS safety) are fully documented. Training manuals exist for every role. No single employee “IS” the company. CEO may be available to stay engaged after the sale in an advisory capacity.
Current revenue streams: Flight Training, Charter, Tours, Aerial Photography and videography, Gender Reveal (first in the country to make it into a viable commercial product), Aircraft Management, complementary Media/New Company. Other possibilities developing. Marketing: Social Media, Facebook, Youtube, Tiktok, LinkedIn SEO, Ad Campaigns, Publications, Website, Trip Advisor, Fair Harbour (on-line sales) and more…LA, Gifting website, exclusive supplier to, 100 5 star yelp reviews, top of page SEO on many relevant keywords
Recent Revenue: 2018 $1.2, 2019 $1.3M, 2020 $1M and 2021 $1.7M. 2021 revenue and earnings up significantly over prior years. 2022 revenue off slightly through June compared to 2021 but earnings are up. Significant investment and operational efficiencies are setting new owner up for accelerated growth in revenue and earnings. Capital investment in 2021 resulted in an owned R44 Helicopter. R22 Training helicopter added in January. 2nd R44 newly refurbished went into service July 2022. New full motion simulator going into service now. Monthly lease on 3500 square foot hanger: $3721.25 (Including helipads). Option for long-term lease. No SBA but seller may carry a small note with $1,500,000 down payment. Proforma SDE for 2022 trending over $500,000. Asking $1,600,000.

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Reason for Selling:

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Additional Details:

  • The property is leased.
  • The owner is willing to train/assist the new owner.
  • This is not a homebased business opportunity.
  • This is not a franchise resale opportunity.

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