SECOND ADDENDUM TO THE
                    AMENDED AND RESTATED SEVERANCE AGREEMENT


This Second Addendum to the Amended and Restated Severance Agreement (this
"Addendum") is made and entered into effective as of this 21st day of December,
2001, by and between Aviall, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company") and
Bruce Langsen (the "Executive"). Terms used in this Addendum with initial
capital letters that are defined in the Amended and Restated Severance
Agreement, originally entered into on March 12, 1998 and amended and restated as
of April 16, 1999, between the Company and the Executive (the "Severance
Agreement") are used in this Addendum as so defined.

WHEREAS, Section 13 of the Severance Agreement permits the parties to amend the
Severance Agreement by executing a writing signed and dated by both parties;

WHEREAS, the Severance Agreement provides for certain severances benefits in the
event of a termination of the Executive's employment following a Change of
Control of the Company; and

WHEREAS, the parties desire to amend the definition of "Change of Control" in
the Severance Agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE, for good and valuable consideration, the Company and the
Executive agree as follows:

1.       Subsection 1(d) of the Severance Agreement is amended by adding the
following to the subsection:

         Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary herein, following
         Stockholder Approval, a "Change of Control" shall not be deemed to have
         occurred for purposes of this Agreement if (i) Carlyle, alone or
         together with its affiliates (as such term is defined for purposes of
         Rule 12b-2 of the General Rules and Regulations of the Exchange Act,
         "Affiliates") and associates (as such term is defined for purposes of
         Rule 12b-2 of the General Rules and Regulations of the Exchange Act,
         ("Associates"), becomes the beneficial owner of 20% or more of the
         Common Stock then outstanding (either through the acquisition of the
         Investor Shares or the exercise or conversion of the Bridge Preferred
         Stock, the Permanent Preferred Stock or the Carlyle Shares), or (ii) a
         person becomes the beneficial owner of any Investor Shares, provided,
         however, that if such person, together with all Affiliates and
         Associates of such person, shall become after acquiring the Investor
         Shares, or is at the time of the acquisition of any Investor Shares,
         the beneficial owner of 5% or more of the Common Stock then outstanding
         (in addition to any Investor Shares held by such person or any
         Affiliate or Associate of such person) then a "change of control" shall
         be deemed to have occurred upon the later of (A)


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         the date such person's acquisition of the Investors Shares or (B) the
         date such person became the beneficial owner of 5% or more of the
         Common Stock. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary herein,
         prior to Stockholder Approval, for the purpose of this Agreement,
         Carlyle shall not be deemed to be the beneficial owner of (i) any
         shares of Permanent Preferred Stock, (ii) any shares of Common Stock
         issuable upon conversion of the Permanent Preferred Stock or (iii) any
         Carlyle Shares. For purposes of this Section 1(d), the following
         definitions shall apply:

                  (i) "Bridge Preferred Stock" shall mean the Series B Senior
         Convertible Participating Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per share,
         of the Company.

                  (ii) "Carlyle" shall mean collectively, Carlyle Partners III,
         L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, CP III Coinvestment, a Delaware
         limited partnership, together with their Affiliates and Associates.

                  (iii) "Carlyle Securities Purchase Agreement" shall mean that
         certain Securities Purchase Agreement, dated as of December 17, 2001,
         by and among the Company and Carlyle.

                  (iv) "Carlyle Shares" shall mean any Common Stock issuable to
         Carlyle pursuant to the Note Purchase Agreement and any Common Stock
         issuable upon exercise of warrants issuable to Carlyle pursuant to the
         Note Purchase Agreement.

                  (v) "Common Stock" shall mean the shares of common stock, par
         value $0.01 per share, of the Company.

                  (vi) "Investor Shares" shall mean the shares of (A) the
         Permanent Preferred Stock, (B) the Bridge Preferred Stock, (C) the
         Carlyle Shares, (D) the Common Stock issuable on conversion of the
         Permanent Preferred Stock or the Bridge Preferred Stock and (E) any
         shares issued as dividends or on conversion or exchange or otherwise in
         respect of the securities referred to in the foregoing clauses (A)
         through (D).

                  (vii) "Note Purchase Agreement" shall mean that certain
         Securities Purchase Agreement, dated as of December 17, 2001, by and
         among the Company, Aviall Services, Inc., J.H. Whitney Mezzanine Fund,
         L.P., Whitney Private Debt Fund, L.P., Blackstone Mezzanine Partners,
         L.P., Blackstone Mezzanine Holdings, L.P., Carlyle High Yield Partners,
         L.P. and Oak Hill Securities Fund, L.P. and among other entities.


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                  (viii) "Permanent Preferred Stock" shall mean the Series D
         Senior Convertible Participating Preferred Stock, par value $0.01 per
         share, of the Company.

                  (ix) "Stockholder Approval" shall mean the affirmative vote of
         a majority of the Common Stock of the Company represented in person or
         by proxy at a meeting of the Company's stockholders in favor of
         approval of the issuance of the Permanent Preferred Stock issuable upon
         conversion of the Bridge Preferred Stock and the issuance of Common
         Stock of the Company issuable upon conversion of the Permanent
         Preferred Stock.

2.       The Severance Agreement, as modified by this Addendum, remains in full
force and effect.


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         IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company and the Executive have executed or
caused to be executed, this Addendum effective as of the day and year first
written above.

                                     AVIALL, INC.


                                     By:        /s/ Jeffrey J. Murphy
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                                     Name:    Jeffrey J. Murphy

                                     Dated:   December 20, 2001



                                     EXECUTIVE


                                     By:        /s/ Bruce Langsen
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                                     Name:    Bruce Langsen

                                     Date:    December 19, 2001









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Source: OneCLE Business Contracts.