Terms and Conditions of Sale
Warranty Policy
Credit Application
Unlimited Guarantee Of Payment
Credit Card Authorization Form
Tax Exempt Form

Terms and Policies

Terms of Payment

Houston Aircraft Instruments, Inc. (HAI) has several methods of payment to accommodate our wide range of customers:

  • Cash
  • Check Made payable to: Houston Aircraft Instruments, Inc.
  • COD
  • Wire Transfer Please call for Wire Information. A bank fee of $ 25.00 is charged and added to the original balance due.
  • Credit Card HAI accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
    Please see our Credit Card Authorization Form in the Downloads section to the right.
  • Open Account (Net 30 Terms) Please see our Credit Application and Unlimited Guarantee of Payment in the Downloads section to the right. Open Account (Net 30 Terms) is not normally given for first-time customers, because of the time it takes for the application and all references to be returned.

A Tax Exempt Form is provided in the Downloads section to the right for Tax Exempt Clients located in the State of Texas.

HAI’s Terms and Conditions of Sale are listed below and in the Downloads section to the right along with a downloadable version of our Warranty Policy.

All work performed by HAI shall be according to the following:

Terms and Conditions

  • If the client has an established credit account, invoices are due and payable in full within thirty (30) days from date of invoice, unless otherwise indicated on the invoice.
  • Accounts not paid in full shall bear interest at the rate of one and a half (1.5%) percent per month computed from the due date to the date of payment.
  • Failure to comply may result in cancellation of credit privileges without notice and the credit account placed in collection according to the terms of the credit account.
  • HAI may, at any time, limit or cancel a client’s credit account and may demand payment in cash for delivery of any item.
  • If a credit account has not been established, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards are accepted. All other transactions will be C.O.D. or payment in advance, unless prior arrangements are made.
  • If a C.O.D. is not accepted and is returned to HAI, the client will pay all additional shipping and handling costs.
  • Payments made using a bank account outside the U.S. must have all funds cleared before shipment of any item.
  • If payment is made by check or other suitable means and insufficient funds are used, a thirty ($30.00) dollar charge will be added to the amount due on the invoice. If sufficient funds are not presented, HAI may, at any time, seek legal remedy.
  • Invoices shall be payable in U.S. Funds. Any returns may be charged a fifteen (15%) percent re-certification fee, depending on the type of item.
  • All Terms of Payment and Conditions of Sale shall be construed and interpreted under the Laws of the State of Texas. The parties hereby consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Texas and agree that venues shall lie in Brazoria County. The invalidity in whole or in part of any provision hereof shall not affect the validity of any other provision.

HAI Exchange Program

  • Through the HAI exchange program, an item may be exchanged for an item in airworthiness condition.
  • The exchange price is based on the return of an acceptable core with normal labor and parts. A core charge will be shown on the sales transaction. Depending on the type of terms, the core charge may be added to the exchange price.
  • After receipt and inspection of the core, any core charges will be refunded, less any charges for non-normal cores.
  • Core returns must (1) be received by HAI within fourteen (14) days of sale of the exchange item and (2) have an acceptable and legible nameplate with the same part number as the exchange item, unless prior arrangements have been made.
  • The exchange price will not be acceptable in the case of abnormal damage due to misuse, fire, accident, abnormal wear, or unauthorized repair.

HAI Loaner Policy

  • Loaner items are occasionally available while a client’s item is serviced, depending on the status of the client’s account.
  • Loaner items are billed at thirty (30%) percent of the exchange price per month, with a one (1) month minimum.
  • The loaner item must be returned within fourteen (14) days of client receipt of a serviced item.
  • Signs of improper handling or installation will incur repair charges in addition to the monthly rate.