That being said, if I were going from one server to a new server, I'd use Oracle's export and import utilities to perform the move. This will also do the upgrade at the same time for you. Another option (since you are going from AIX to AIX) is to leverage Transportable Tablespaces for the move. Both of these are discussed in the Upgrade Guide.
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