Michael Batchelor

Michael Batchelor

Work History

Work History
Apr 2007 - Present

Independant Aviation Consultant

Airbatch Consulting LLC

·Represented both buyers and sellers of all ranges of aircraft sales from large commercial to helicopters and corporate aircraft.

·Introduced company locally and globally within area networks, managed relationships with key officers and individuals both domestically and internationally within the last two years as key individual in several substantial transactions totaling five million dollars.

·Established company branding and promotion at MEBA 08 in Dubai UAE and fostered long lasting relationships with key individuals within the Middle Eastern Aviation community

·In past experiences, I have forged strategic partnerships to maintain sales relationships and become a trusted advisor. I have forged lasting relationships with each customer that I have worked with over the years. Together with effective strategic planning, organization and a tremendous amount of professional development, customers see me as a trusted advisor and not just their Sales Rep

Sep 2007 - Feb 2009

Senior Partner

Airline Capital and Consulting Services

Worked closely with airlines and a variety of related industry entities in order to meet or exceed desired results and worked closely with airlines of all sizes in optimizing their fleet planning and acquisition processes and decisions, and in participating actively with these airlines’ managements in creating, analyzing and implementing solutions to the strategic, financial and operating challenges which confront airlines in today’s rapidly evolving markets.

Mar 2006 - Apr 2007

International Sales Executive

  • International Sales Director for the largest ecommerce marketplace database for the aviation, aerospace, and defense industries.
  • Conduct Business to Business sales of an online aviation, aerospace, and defense parts locating service requiring strong analytical and communications skills.
  • Negotiated contracts with National and International client groups dealing with sales of an online database to OEMs, distributors, PMA manufacturers, Airlines, FBOs, MROs, and Military installations worldwide.
  • Provided marketing sales through Parts base’s product and services portal based on Overture’s key word internet marketing advertising. Also sold internet site Banners and Billboards.
  • Traveled Internationally to present features and benefits of the database and was presenter at all Major International Air and Trade Shows.....ie: Farnborough, Singapore Air Show, Dubai Air Show, NBAA, EBACE etc.
Apr 1990 - Nov 2003

AMT/ Line Crew Chief


·The positions that I have had at American Airlines has strengthened my ability to think strategically and quantitatively to find effective methods to overcome obstacles as a technician and a manager. I had the opportunity to develop these skills in areas such as maintenance management, operations, decision modeling and policy analysis. My focus on the task at hand allows me to operate with a deeper understanding of the positive end result.

·Was dispatched globally to evaluate and perform AOG maintenance(AOG Team) to facilitate ferry return to Overhaul Facility

·Crew Chief for B checks on MD-80 overnight checks, unscheduled maintenance on Boeing 737-800, 767,757 , taxi/run qualified on all listed aircraft

·Managed Washington Dulles Line Station Maintenance Operations

·Coordinated with Vendors, both OEM’s and service providers, over saw the development of repair schemes and troubleshooting procedures to affect the repair/modification of American Airlines aircraft

·Oversaw a technical staff dedicated to the objective of improving aircraft reliability, efficiency of the technical workforce and customer service

·Assists in support of Maintenance Control to ensure aircraft operations

·Coordinated support of line maintenance with the Manager of Maintenance to ensure aircraft operations

·Reviewed service bulletins, service letters, and other data to identify repairs for chronic problems, or modifications for reliability and customer service improvements


Mar 1987 - Jan 1989

Associates in Aviation Management

Redstone College of Aviation Technology - Denver

·Associates Degree in Aviation Management/ A&P License, Redstone College, Denver, Co. Graduated with 3.0 GPA,

·Airframe & Powerplant License # 2819079