Conklin & de Decker has announced the release of their 2011/2012 Aircraft Performance Comparator claiming the most comprehensive aircraft comparison data available to the industry. As part of a family of innovative software products created by Conklin & de Decker, the Aircraft Performance Comparator is a tool for acquiring a Business Jet, Turboprop, Piston airplane, or Helicopter with the need to compare aircraft performance data quickly and easily.   

The newly updated software program allows users to overlay, or compare side-by-side, and compare aircraft interiors and exteriors as well as critical performance data that is collected directly from the manufacturer’s approved aircraft flight and performance manuals. Range verses payload, baggage area sizes and critical performance details are all quickly accessible. Users can make apples-to-apples comparisons from the database of nearly 300 aircraft that are displayed on the same scale, allowing the user to evaluate and print reports.

Also new in the 2011/2012 edition of the Aircraft Performance Comparator is:
     New web page for subscribers: Access the “Max Range at Long Range Cruise” data for all aircraft.
     Cleaner graphic images: Standardized the data label sizes for all charts and graphs
     Easier to read graphs: Mouse along the graph line to see a pop-up of the exact value
     Variable print scale: Choose your own scale for printing the interior and exterior images
     Improved Help file: Expanded the explanations for the fixed-wing performance charts
     SIX NEW AIRCRAFT: Hawker 800XPR; Twin Otter 400 series; Quest Kodiak; Texas Turbine 900 Supervan; Eurocopter AS 332L1;Diamond DA42 L360 (Lycoming Engine)

The Aircraft Performance Comparator is a great tool for anyone going through the aircraft acquisition process and according to David Wyndham, Vice President and co-owner of Conklin & de Decker, it’s an easy tool to use giving aircraft buyers, brokers and dealers the most current and comprehensive data when deciding which new or pre-owned aircraft is right for them.  

The price for the latest edition of the Aircraft Performance Comparator is $695 for Jets, $595 for Turboprops or Helicopters and $450 for the Piston database.  Discounts for multiple databases run from $100 to $300. Customized reports for individual aircraft can be special ordered for $100 per aircraft with a 20% discount for multiple aircraft. In addition, multiple user licenses are available.

The Aircraft Performance Comparator databases are grouped by Jets, Turboprops, Helicopters, and Pistons and can be ordered online or by calling the Conklin & de Decker’s Orleans, Massachusetts office at 508-255-5975, email