Terms and Conditions of Sale

STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

 1.0  GENERAL  

All Products supplied to Buyer by Avionic  Instruments  LLC  (Seller) are considered standard, commercial, off-the-shelf items and are subject to the  Terms  and Conditions contained herein unless otherwise agreed toin writing.  Any  non-standard  or  modified  Products  as  agreed  to  by Seller are equally subject to these Terms and Conditions, unless otherwise agreed to in writing. Any other Terms and Conditions noted by Seller in quotations, proposals, or offers are in addition to those contained herein. All Products are delivered in accordance with Seller’s specification and quality management system requirements. Under no circumstances may Buyer cancel any order.  

2.0  ACCEPTANCE OF ORDERS  

THE ACCEPTANCE OF ALL ORDERS AND ALL SALES BY SELLER ARE MADE SUBJECT TO AND  EXPRESSLY  CONDITIONAL  UPON  THESE  TERMS  AND  CONDITIONS.  ANY  OF BUYER’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR FAR/ DFAR FLOWDOWNS WHICH ARE DIFFERENT FROM OR IN ADDITION TO THOSE CONTAINED HEREIN ARE HEREBY OBJECTED TO AND SHALL  BE  OF  NO  EFFECT  UNLESS  SPECIFICALLY  AGREED  TO  IN  WRITING.  Orders  are deemed accepted upon receipt of Seller’s formal purchase order acknowledgement.  

3.0  QUOTATIONS  

Each quotation is valid for 30 days from its date unless otherwise stated in the quotation.  

4.0  MINIMUM ORDER  

Seller will not accept an order of less than $1000 in value exclusive of transportation charges as indicated under “TITLE  AND  DELIVERY”.  The minimum billing will be $250 for each line item ordered.  

5.0  PAYMENT  

Unless Seller has extended credit to Buyer, Buyer shall pay in advance of shipment. Should Seller elect to extend credit to  Buyer, payment shall be made in full within  30 days of the date of the invoice. Unpaid balances over 30 days will be subject to a finance charge of 1.5% per month or portion thereof. Seller reserves the right at any time to change the amount of or to withdraw any credit  extended  to  Buyer.  Each  shipment  shall  be  considered  a  separate  and  independent transaction and payment therefore shall be made accordingly. Buyer shall be liable for all collection costs (including attorney’s fees) incurred by Seller in connection with past due payments.  

6.0  DELIVERY 

TITLE AND RISK OF LOSS  Seller shall deliver Products to Buyer FCA (INCOTERMS 2010) Seller’s facility, at which point title and risk of loss shall pass to Buyer. Partial deliveries shall be permitted. All shipping charges and expenses shall be paid by Buyer.    

7.0  FORCE MAJEURE 

Seller  shall  not  be  liable  for  delay  or  failure  to  deliver  or  perform  due  to  any  cause  beyond  its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, acts of Buyer, acts of any government authority, strikes or other labor disturbances, delays in transportation, fuel or energy shortages, or inability to obtain necessary materials, components, services, or facilities from usual sources. 

8.0  HELD ORDERS 

Any orders held, delayed, or rescheduled at the request of the Buyer will be subject to the prices and conditions of sale in effect at the time of the release of the hold or reschedule, plus any additional costs incurred due to the hold or reschedule. Any such order held, delayed, or rescheduled beyond a reasonable period of time as determined in Seller’s sole discretion will be treated as a Buyer termination. 

9.0  PACKAGING 

Prices include Products having standard commercial packing only.  Where special packing is required, contact Seller for additional costs. 

10.0  U.S. EXPORT LAWS  

Seller’s obligations are subject to the export administration and control laws and regulations of the U.S. Government. The Buyer shall comply fully with such laws and regulations in the export, resale or other disposition of Products.  

11.0  PRODUCT NOTICES  

Buyer shall provide the user (including its employees) of the Product with all Seller supplied product notices, warnings, instructions, recommendations and similar materials. 

12.0  STANDARD WARRANTY 

a)  Sellers warrants all Products to be furnished under this contract shall be free from defects due to faulty workmanship or material for the period of twelve  (12) months from the date of shipment to Buyer.

 b)  Seller neither expressly nor impliedly warrants against defects in design, or against defects due to faulty workmanship or material of parts or materials supplied by others and utilized by Seller in such Products. Seller shall give to Buyer (insofar as it is assignable) the benefits of any express written warranties given to Seller by such manufacturer or other vendors. Seller shall have no obligation to process any warranty claim against such manufacturer or vendor for the benefit of Buyer. 

c)  Seller neither expressly nor impliedly warrants nor makes any representation whatsoever, as to service life of Products.

d)  This warranty shall apply only to the condition that:  

  • Buyer delivers written notice of its claim under this clause to Seller within such warranty period, but not later than fifteen (15) days after discovery of the defect which is the basis for its claim;
  • Buyer  delivers  such  Products to  Seller  at  its  plant,  F.O.B.  Avenel,  NJ, the U.S.A. within thirty (30) days after such written notice; 
  • Seller determines (in its sole discretion) that such Products are defective and have not been subject to accident, abuse or misuse, and have been operated and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations and specifications; 
  • The Products have not been the subject of a  replication  (i.e.,  reverse engineering) program, either formal or informal. 

e)  The  obligations  and  liabilities  of  Seller  under  this  warranty  are  expressly  limited  to  the replacement  or  repair  by  Seller  of  such  Products  and  shall  not  include  the  removal  or reinstallation costs incident to such correction or replacement. 

f)  Buyer may effect warranty repairs of the Products at its facility only with Seller’s prior written approval. Seller will reimburse Buyer for such repair at labor rates to be mutually agreed upon,  but not exceeding Seller’s  own  rates.  Buyer  is  responsible  for  all  inbound  and outbound transportation costs, fees, duties, and any other costs associated with the return of Products. 

 g)  Repaired Products will have a warranty period equal to the balance of the original warranty or three (3) months from reshipment of the repaired goods to Buyer, whichever is greater.  

h)  THE  WARRANTIES,  OBLIGATIONS  AND  LIABILITIES,  EXPRESS  OR  IMPLIED,  AND ALL  OTHER  RIGHTS,  CLAIMS  AND  REMEDIES  OF  BUYER  SET  FORTH  IN  THESE TERMS  AND  CONDITIONS  ARE  EXCLUSIVE  AND  IN  SUBSTITUTION  FOR,  ALL OTHER  WARRANTIES,  OBLIGATIONS  AND  LIABILITIES  ARISING  BY  LAW  OR OTHERWISE,  WITH  RESPECT  TO  ANY  NONCONFORMANCE  OR  DEFECT  IN  THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS ORDER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  ANY  IMPLIED  WARRANTY  OF  MERCHANTABILITY  OR  FITNESS;  ANY IMPLIED  WARRANTY  ARISING  FROM  COURSE  OF  PERFORMANCE,  COURSE  OF DEALING  OR  USAGE  OF  TRADE;  ANY  OBLIGATION,  LIABILITY,  RIGHT,  CLAIM  OR REMEDY ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF SELLER OR  ANY MANUFACTURER OF  AIRCRAFT  INCORPORATING  THE  PRODUCTS;  AND  ANY  OBLIGATION, LIABILITY, RIGHT, CLAIM OR REMEDY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANY AIRCRAFT. 

 i)  NEITHER  SELLER  NOR  ANY  MANUFACTURER  OF  AIRCRAFT  WILL  HAVE  ANY OBLIGATION  OR  LIABILITY,  WHETHER  ARISING  IN  CONTRACT,  TORT  OR OTHERWISE,  FOR  LOSS  OF  USE,  REVENUE  OR  PROFIT  OR  FOR  ANY  OTHER INCIDENTAL  OR  CONSEQUENTIAL  DAMAGES  WITH  RESPECT  TO  ANY NONCONFORMANCE  OR  DEFECT  IN  THE  PRODUCTS  OR  SERVICES  PROVIDED UNDER THIS ORDER. 

13.0  EXTENT OF SELLER’S LIABILITY

The aggregate total liability of any damages under this Order shall in no event exceed the contract price of the Product giving rise to the claim (or claims) of liability, whether resulting from delays in delivery or performance, breach of warranty, claims of negligent manufacturing, patent or copyright infringement, or otherwise. Buyer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Seller from all claims by third parties which extend beyond the foregoing limitations of Seller’s liability. 

14.0  CHANGES  

Seller may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time and without any prior notice to Buyer, and such revised versions will be posted at http://www.avionicinstruments.com. It is Buyer’s sole responsibility to access the Terms and Conditions periodically to verify the revision status.  

15.0  IP OWNERSHIP 

All intellectual property used in connection with the Products or the manufacture thereof is and will remain the property of Seller, whether or not such intellectual property was developed during the course of the order or other work for Buyer and whether or not Buyer provided any funding for the development of such intellectual property.  

16.0  GOVERNING LAW  

All  matters  arising  out  of  or  relating  to  these  Terms  and  Conditions  and  the  Products  sold hereunder are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of New Jersey. The United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods does not apply to any matter arising out of or relating to the Agreement.    

17.0  SUBMISSION TO JURISDICTION  

Any  suit,  action  or  proceeding  arising  out  of  or  relating  to  these Terms  and  Conditions  and  the Products sold hereunder shall be instituted in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of New Jersey, and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such suit, action or proceeding.  

18.0  ASSIGNMENT  

Buyer shall not assign any of its rights or delegate any of its obligations under the Agreement without Seller’s prior written consent. Any purported assignment or delegation in violation hereof is null and void.  No assignment or delegation relieves Buyer of any of its obligations under the Agreement.  

19.0  CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION  

All  non-public,  confidential  or  proprietary  information  of  Seller,  including,  but  not  limited  to, specifications,  samples,  patterns,  designs,  plans,  drawings,  documents,  data,  business operations,  customer  lists,  pricing,  discounts  or  rebates,  disclosed  by  Seller  to  Buyer,  whether disclosed orally or disclosed or accessed in written, electronic or other form or media, and whether or  not  marked,  designated  or  otherwise  identified  as  “confidential,”  in  connection  with  the Agreement is confidential, solely for the use of performing the Agreement and may not be disclosed or  copied  unless  authorized  in  advance  by  Seller  in  writing.  Upon Seller ’s request, Buyer shall promptly return all documents and other materials received from Seller. Seller shall be entitled to injunctive relief for any violation hereof. This Section does not apply to information that is: (a) in the public domain; (b) known to Buyer at the time of disclosure, or (c) obtained by Seller on a non- confidential basis from a third party who was not under an obligation of confidentiality. 

20.0  MISCELLANEOUS 

a)  The invalidity, in whole or in part, of any provision herein, shall not affect the validity of any other provision herein. 

b)  Any representation, warranty, the course of dealing or trade usage not contained or referenced herein shall not be binding on Seller. 

c)  No modification,  amendment,  rescission, waiver or other change in these terms and conditions shall be binding on Seller unless assented to in writing by its authorized representative.  

 

 


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