xrkyle Posted June 12, 2009 Report Share Posted June 12, 2009 This article is about a fellow who is a 'super repo'. These guys reposess big ticket items like wide body airliners. They also do helicopters, you may have heard of the company he speaks of Right now the warehouse is overflowing thanks to his most ambitious job to date: "stealing" a fleet of 240 corporate helicopters from a chain of flight schools for a tidy six-figure fee. Nevada-based Silver State was one of the country's fastest growing companies, mainly because its owner Jerry Airola was constructing a pyramid scheme as tall as the Cheops. When everything collapsed, Popovich was hired to retrieve 240 copters from 51 locations around the country. In 24 hours, Nick and his 125-member crew had to change the locks at all 51 Silver Star schools, then move in 125 flatbeds to haul not only the copters but everything else they could carry -- furniture, spare parts, computers, simulators. "The copters were a mess," says Popovich. "Some of them hadn't been flown in months. Once we shipped them all back to the warehouse, we stripped the worst ones for parts for the bank. I figured that at least we were putting them to good use that way." So for all you guys that are ready to punch out and retire because you've done it all, maybe being a super repo is in the cards Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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