The following are just a few examples of the multitude of testimonials we have received throughout our decades in the business. We are very proud of our reputation, and are eager to share our references. Our goal is to add your name to this list soon!

J. Armbruster

"Thank you all for the efficient and exciting experience with our recent purchase of King Air N56CD. While the Phase Inspections were being accomplished prior to the sale, Chip and Brian performed outstandingly by keeping us abreast of the situation at all times, and pushing the maintenance facility as much as possible. In the end, the aircraft was delivered with all of the squawks rectified above and beyond what was expected."

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R. Deary

"I would like to convey my sincere appreciation for the meticulous and truly professional manner in which you presented the aircraft and its documents for inspection. In particular the state of the aircraft records where were not only technically excellent but also professionally restored.

"You went the extra mile in assisting us with the FAA inspector, your guidance and direction were most appreciated. This has made our task of placing this aircraft on our AOC a real pleasure to accomplish."

D. Box

"I want you to know just how pleased I am with the plane. I can honestly say that 28WD exceeded my expectations. You did a great job on the interior, and both the paint and interior are beautiful, just as you described. After spending about a year searching for a 421, I feel very fortunate to have found such an honest and conscientious seller. I gladly recommend you and your company to anyone considering such a purchase."

R. Martin

"This acquisition was not my first rodeo at this....I have spoken to, and interacted with many brokers....as you may well imagine, so when I say that my experience working with your company stands head and shoulders above the rest, it is not something said without a lot of experience."

D. Wright

"I just wanted to take a moment to tell you how much I enjoyed working with you during our purchase of the '66 Cessna 182 #3160F through your company. My partner and I are extremely pleased."

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G. Semler

"A year ago I found RidgeAire's ad for Beech Bonanza N2299L, and contacted you to discuss a potential purchase. From the word "go" there was a clear intent to provide excellent customer service."

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R. Martin

"I would like send you this letter commending your company for the professionalism and courtsey that was shown to me while acquiring my Citation II.

"This acquisition was not 'my first rodeo' at this. In fact, N112SH is the fourth Citation that I've owned in the past 15 years. I have spoken to, met, and interacted with many brokers during that timeframe as you may well imagine, so when I say that my experience working with your company stands head and shoulders above the rest, it is not something said without a lot of experience."

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D. Olson

"Purchasing an Aztec from your organization has been a most enjoyable experience. When we originally made inquiries about purchasing a plane, your name was mentioned frequently. When we investigated your reputation in the industry we received nothing but favorable responses. Now that we have had the pleasure of purchasing a plane from you, it is quite clear to us why you do have such an outstanding reputation."

M. Pinchal

"I don’t think I have ever written a letter thanking someone for selling me something, but I thought I owed it to you in the case of my Baron N21LP. In three years we have put over 1,000 hours of virtually trouble-free use on it (including a 90 hour trip around the world!). All this from an aircraft with (currently) 9,500 hours total time! If and when I am ready to move up to another one, RidgeAire will be first on my list."

S. Seibold

"Wow! Airplane looks great. Pat made it back safe and sound. Thanks for the great service. We'll be doing business again.

"When you get a chance send the info on the Beach 99. If there's anything you need from my end don't hesitate to ask."

R. Ryan

"I can't tell you how refreshing and encouraging it has been to deal with you. No contracts just one man's word to another. The plane was as advertised and hopefully will give me many years of good service."

A. Utz

"It is hard to find words to convey my appreciation to the both of you for the effort and obvious genuine interest you put forth in fulling my 'airplane dream'. The professional way you handle your business and the amount of time devoted to completing the transaction was not only noted but very much appreciated."

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D. Yuhasz

"I want to thank you and your staff for making my first airplane purchase an amazing experience. The Piper Cherokee Archer II and the overall purchasing experience surpass any expectations I had when I decided to get my own plane."

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E. Fagen

"My RidgeAire experience was very pleasant! I dealt with Bud over the phone and wasn't able to personally pick the plane up myself but it was exactly what he promised! It just goes to show you that you can trust the folks at RidgeAire, I would recommend them to anyone! Thanks again!"

C. Seals

"I want to thank you and your staff for making my first airplane purchase an amazing experience. The Piper Cherokee Archer II and the overall purchasing experience surpass any expectations I had when I decided to get my own plane."

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B. Alessi

"I have to tell you...through the entire process, you and your Dad were outstanding! Your representation of the aircraft through your web site and description was spot on. It is very rare to find no surprises. Providing transportation from Dallas in your aircraft was above and beyond good service. I would definitely recommend your company to any one buying an aircraft. I thank you again. I will be in touch with the Maule photos and spec sheet you requested."

L. Delavan

"You may not remember me here in SAT but, in 1985, as I was cutting teeth in the Merlin liB pilot/broker world , you helped me get started in this business with a nice deal during which you not only did what you promised but gave us a bonus. I will never forget it. Lots of water under the bridge since then. Great to see you and the team on the cover of Controller. I have had dealings with your son as well. I think the last was I bought an E90 from your group. Personally, I am looking around for something to play around with, in a single. Great value in a 84/85172/182 or perhaps an S model if it is a steal. Maybe even a Cirrus. Thought you guys might be trying to do some deal where there is a trade in that fits that bill. If so, let me know. Just a thought. All the best. Hoping you are doing well."


"We wanted to thank you for your hospitality when we picked up N717DM for delivery this past week. Jamie and I were most impressed with all of the members of your team. The orderliness of the paperwork and the condition of the airplane is a positive reflection on the professionalism and dedication to customer service of your organization. Your preparations and assistance allowed for our prompt departure to Destin. Our trip was pleasant and uneventful. We were met on the ramp in Destin by a proud and pleased new owner, Mr. Tim Rigdon with his entire family. It was a pleasure for us to playa small role in this transaction. I trust we might work together again soon. As we discussed, we at Grand Aviation would be delighted to ferry/deliver aircraft for you at anytime or anyplace. Even, as Colt previewed, your pending international transaction."

R. Millheim

"Aviation is obviously a joy to you, but your slogan on your business card, "People are more important than airplanes." is a statement that you live by. Thank you again for helping me at a time when I was very low, and the world pressed hard to defeat me. Your comment to me last year that I want to help people if I can, will never be forgotten. I pray that you can sell my old bird, soon, and that you and your company will come out ahead, somehow! May the wind always be at your back and on your tail, and may God watch over you and yours."

J. Benge

After months of casually looking through Controller and Trade a Plane, the serious and productive process of selecting the proper aircraft started with a single phone call to Brian at Ridgeaire. Brian brought the Baron E55 to Dallas for us to see and fly the airplane. He patiently spent time with my wife, who is not a flyer, until she felt comfortable with the plane. After the test flight and the pre-purchase inspection, the aircraft was ours in a matter of days. It has been five months now, and every time I fly, I appreciate Brian and Ridgeaire for finding this Baron for us. The purchase was seamless and smooth. The airplane is a pleasure to fly and the logs and manuals are immaculate. We appreciate the exceptionally professional and personal service very much. Thank you Brian and the entire staff at Ridgeaire for making this purchase so easy.