Mr. Killingsworth is an affiliate Director of Accumyn Consulting specialized in the Aviation Industry. Ernie has completed hundreds of aircraft appraisals and prepared many valuation reports on propeller aircraft, jet aircraft, helicopters and aviation related support equipment for several of the world’s largest finance and leasing companies. Ernie has experience in the aerospace industry as a military and commercial airline pilot, an operations engineer, an executive in marketing, sales, and financial services.
While at Gulfstream Aerospace, Mr. Killingsworth worked directly with design engineers and customers while developing the GIV and GV aircraft, coordinating the performance and costs to fit the operational and budget needs of potential buyers and operators. Ernie also managed the development of the company’s first computerized database system that contributed to a 200% increase in aircraft sales over a three year period.
Ernie was a commercial airline pilot for Continental Airlines and served as Director of Marketing and Technical Services at Gulfstream Financial Services. He tracked business aircraft values, providing appraisals and residual value forecasts for the company and the largest lending and leasing entities in the world. Over the seven year period with Gulfstream Financial Services, Mr. Killingsworth completed numerous aircraft appraisals on turbo prop and turbo jet aircraft in connection with financing and leasing transactions worth over $900 million. He also represented financial institutions in deliveries conforming to FAA, CAC, EASA and CAA regulations to numerous foreign buyers.