Sample International Aviation, Inc

Sample International Aviation, Inc.
PO Box 730118
Ormond Beach, FL 32173
386 677 7504 - 24 Hours
386 267-3153 - 24 Hour Fax

About Us

HISTORYRichard J. Sample founded Sample International in 1978 in Ormond Beach, Florida and incorporated as a Florida Corporation in 1982.  Faith A. Collins joined Sample International, Inc. in 1984 and later promoted to Claims Manager/Office Manager, with responsibility for the business in Dick’s absence.  In May 1999, Ms. Collins became owner and President of Sample International Aviation, Inc. (SIAI) 

 LOCATIONSOur headquarters are based in Ormond Beach Florida with the following Field Offices:




And an Associate office in                          BOGOTA, COLOMBIA

AVAILABILITY:  We have an adjuster ready to respond 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

PERSONNEL:  All adjusters are employees and have All Lines Adjuster licenses.  Adjuster Hart is highly experienced in Marine surveys and inspections.

 INSURANCE:  We carry Errors & Omissions Insurance and Worker’s Compensation.

 TECHNOLOGY:  State-of-the-art computers and office equipment, clients forms in “template” on the computer, internet access and email, in-the-field cell phones, and Automated Stolen Aircraft Contact Database of over 5000 fax numbers


·        Access to complete micro fiche, parts lists and prices for most general aviation aircraft, including standard component change times, etc.

·        Complete familiarity with FAA Form 337’s, FAA files, accident packages, reports, authorized maintenance systems, Accident & Incidents, M or D’s and SDR’s, FAR requirements, and NTSB report procurement done frequently.

·        Access to and listings of expert FAA Examiner, Flight Instructors, A&P Examiners, Maintenance Supervisors, Engineers, Power Plant Specialists, Metallurgists, and Specific Type Rated Pilots.

·        A myriad of proprietary Safety Survey check lists, forms, quizzes and outlines designed to assist the operating activity and individual.

·        Current Blue Book and Trade-A-Plane subscriptions

·        Unlimited Internet Resources

 UNEQUALED REPUTATION WITH GOVERNMENT AGENCIES:  Claims adjusting and investigations over the past 30 years has allowed us to develop outstanding relationships and reputation with the NTSB, FAA, FBI and DEA nationally, as well as State and Local Government Agencies.


  • Go-Team:  Ready for overseas repairs, salvage, retrieval, and/or alternative assessment.

  • Readiness & Experience Our adjusters have their passports and have experience operating in foreign countries.  Past retrieval sites include: Georgetown, Pittstown, Cutlass Bay, Nurse Cay, Bimini, Mores Island, North & South Caicos, Puerto Rico, Montego Bay, Cancun, Newfoundland, Little Ragged Island, Cay Sal, Staniel Cay, Rock Sound, Freeport, Nassau, Scotland Cay, St. Thomas, Grand Cayman, Dominicana, San Jose, San Salvador, Great Inagua, San Andros, Marsh Harbor, Treasure Cay, West End, Port Au Prince, Santo Domingo, Kingston, Cayman Brac, Caracas, Nicaragua, Bogota, St. Maarten, and many more.

  • Outstanding Reputation:  Through our efforts in the past, we have developed a good relationship with the Bahamian Government, Jamaican Government, Aruba CivAv, Turks & Caicos CivAv, Colombian Police, and the US Embassy in many countries, including Nicaragua.

  • Experience with Repair Facilities & Ferry Pilots:  We have extensive experience and knowledge of domestic and foreign aircraft repair facilities and ferry pilots, prices and their capabilities.


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