Galaxy FBO recently co-hosted an ‘Evening in Aviation’ at the Addison Airport with PNC Aviation Finance. The well attended event featured all major aircraft manufacturers, with Gulfstream Aerospace featuring its new flagship G700 ultra-long-range large cabin aircraft on display for tours.
PNC Aviation Finance has more than 500 aircraft in its portfolio, and had $5.6B worth of transactions in the past five years. “Our whole philosophy is to build meaningful, longstanding relationships with our clients and partners. For our partners, whether those are the leading broker dealers, the OEMs, or other players, we have the opportunity to help them deliver for their clients. And those relationships are incredibly important to us. So we spend a lot of time with those partners, understanding their needs and helping them understand our model and how we evaluate risk and return.” said Alex Overstrom, who is head of aviation finance for PNC in a recent interview for the Business Jet Traveler magazine.
Jet and Turbo-Prop Aircraft on display:
- Gulfstream G700 & G600
- Dassault Falcon 2000LXS
- Cessna Citation M2 GEN2 & CJ3 GEN2
- Bombardier Challenger 3500
- Daher TBM 910
- Embraer Phenom 300E
- Pilatus PC24
- Piper M600
Photo Credit: Amy Karp
Over three-hundred private aviation enthusiasts attended the Evening in Aviation event with select exotic cars on display from Tactical Fleet. Several custom built motorcycles were also on display from the Dallas based HAAS Motorcycle Museum.