Mr. Halsor has over 38 years of operational aviation experience that began after
graduating from the United States Air Force Academy in 1974. Mr. Halsor earned his MBA from
the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore Business School in 2000.
Prior to beginning his career as an appraiser, Mr. Halsor flew airliners for Delta Air Lines,
Singapore Cargo Airlines and for Korean Air. His last posting was Boeing 747-400 Captain on
both passenger and cargo aircraft. He has logged over 15,000 flying hours on almost all of
Boeing’s airliners and on the USAF C-130.
In 2011, Mr. Halsor purchased Aircraft Information Services, Inc., an aircraft appraisal
firm that has roots dating back to 1980. As the President of the firm, he has overseen thousands
of appraisals for commercial aircraft, as well as the engines equipped on commercial airliners.
He is a member of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading and is recognized as
a Certified Appraiser by that organization.
In 2018, AISI merged with Aviation Asset Management Inc. (AAMI) to produce one of the
top aviation appraisal firms in the United States and Mr. Halsor became an Accredited Senior
Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers.
The addition of AAMI allows the combined firms to appraise any aircraft and aircraft
engine (including helicopters). The combined firms also have deep knowledge and
understanding of the aviation parts market.
Mr. Halsor is regularly asked to appear on aviation appraiser panels, write aircraft
valuation analyses for industry publications, and to provide expert witness testimony for both
court and arbitration cases.