Justin M GOATCHER – Beng (Hons),MRAeS

Address: Zenith Aviation Consulting Ltd, Ashwell Dene, St Olives Close, Cross in Hand, East Sussex, TN21 0QE

Telephone: +44 (0)7919 593424

Email:  justin.goatcher@live.co.uk





Aviation consultancy relating to aircraft
Continued Airworthiness
Related Safety Systems
Expert Witness services
Due diligence
Business management
Mergers and acquisitions
Aircraft registries
Airline start-ups

Specific Activities

Consultancy in
Expert Witness services in Design, Airworthiness, Maintenance, Certification and Lease disputes – Continued Airworthiness System Development and Initiation
MRO business consulting, start up support and cost reduction
Airline feasibility studies and business plans
EASA Part M services,
Continued Airworthiness CAMO Support Services
EASA regulations implementation
Safety Management Systems
Maintenance Error Management Systems
CAA and EASA organisation approval requirements (BCARs, EASA PART 21, 145, 147, JAR-OPS 1 and 3 Sub-part M) including manual generation
Aircraft surveys, leasing arrangements
Quality Systems, including independent auditing,
Airline and MRO due diligence
Merger and acquisition support and advice


1979-1983 Dan-Air Engineering Apprentice
1983-1988 Dan-Air Engineering Licensed Engineer – 707, 727, 737, BAC1-11
1988-1990 Air Europe Licensed Engineer – 737, 757, F100

1990-1996 Air 2000 Station Engineer – 757, A320

1996-2001 CAA Airworthiness Surveyor. Responsible for the oversight of a wide range of Manufacturers, Maintenance Organisations and Operators.

2001-2003 CAA Design Surveyor – Continued Airworthiness. Responsible for the inter-departmental management of the Continued Airworthiness programme.

2003 Joined Baines Simmons Ltd as Principal Consultant.

2004 – 2014 Established and ran AVISA Aviation Safety as Group MD.3 global offices, 35 staff, £4 million turnover with EASE Part M CAMO approval plus EASE Part 21 Subpart G and J production and design approvals

2014-to date Nyras Capital LLP – Senior VP Technical. Responsible for all MRO and related engineering projects as well as Technical Due Diligence of M+A transactions and MOD engineering strategic review projects.