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Used Aircraft Market Shows Signs of Better Days Ahead Finally, the pre-owned aircraft market moved in a positive direction in the first quarter of 2010. Late-model, large-cabin, long-range aircraft were selling at or better than values published in the Aircraft Bluebook. External factors such as increased sales, a slight decline of available inventory and world market competition could all be considered causes for the improvement. Although...
Aircraft Bluebookat-A-Glance Bombardier Learjet 31A   Aircraft Bluebook–Price Digest At-A-Glance reviewed market values for the Bombardier Learjet 31A. Research resources for this study were provided by Aircraft Bluebook and AMSTAT. Demand There are approximately 209 Bombardier Learjet 31A’s in world inventory. Of these, 50 are currently listed for sale/lease. This equates approximately to twenty-four percent of the...
Trading Continues at Modest Pace in Pre-Owned Aircraft Market Trading in the pre-owned aircraft market continued at a modest pace as the third quarter came to a close and aligned itself on fourth-quarter activity for 2010. Inventories available for sale grew slightly. Also noteworthy was the decrease of aircraft being sold with minimal time-in-market exposure. Days on market were significantly higher, which allowed a better opportunity to fetch...
USED AIRCRAFT MARKET OFF TO GOOD START IN 2011 Have you ever been involved in an incident when you actually made the news? I have. No, nothing in my life as the editor of Aircraft Bluebook– Price Digest has been particularly newsworthy. But in my previous life as a 25-year veteran in law enforcement with the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department, I sure can relate. In some cases, my experiences during a particular incident and...
AIRCRAFT BLUEBOOK AT-A-GLANCE GULFSTREAM G550 Aircraft Bluebook–Price Digest At-A-Glance reviewed market values for the Gulfstream G550. Research resources for this study were provided by Aircraft Bluebook and AMSTAT. Market Data There are approximately 346 Gulfstream G550’s in world inventory. Of these, 12 are currently listed for sale/lease. This equates to less than four percent of the total worldwide fleet. The...
BUSINESS AIRCRAFT MARKET RECOVERING DESPITE ECONOMIC WOES News networks these days have few positive perceptions when reporting on the U.S. economic recovery. Stories cite home foreclosures, a lack of jobs and the price of gas as prospective signs of a weak economy. While doubts persist about the United States in an economic recovery, the business aviation sector is not following suit. For instance, late-model, large-cabin, long-range aircraft...
AIRCRAFT BLUEBOOK AT-A-GLANCE HAWKER 850XP Aircraft Bluebook–Price Digest At-A-Glance reviewed market values for the Hawker 850XP. Research resources for this study were provided by Aircraft Bluebook and AMSTAT. Market Data There are approximately 121 Hawker 850XP’s in world inventory. Of these, 14 are currently listed for sale/lease through various trade publications. This equates approximately to nearly twelve...
AIRCRAFT BLUEBOOK AT-A-GLANCE DeHavilland Twin Otter DHC-6 Aircraft Bluebook–Price Digest At-A-Glance reviewed market values for the DeHavilland Twin Otter DHC-6. Research resources for this study were provided by Aircraft Bluebook and the FAA. Market Data There are approximately 140 DeHavilland Twin Otter DHC-6’s on the FAA Registry. Of these, 12 are currently listed for sale/ lease through various trade publications. This equates...
A Proposal to Help Businesses Benefit From an Airplane In today’s business world,it’s well understood that the right strategic assets can help companies do more with less, and be more productive, competitive and nimble. Investments in telecommunications technology, computer infrastructure and supply-chain management systems can all help increase efficiency and position a company for success. Such is the case with a business...
AIRCRAFT BLUEBOOK AT-A-GLANCE Dassault Falcon 2000 Aircraft Bluebook–Price Digest At-A-Glance reviewed market values for the Dassault Falcon 2000. Research resources for this study were provided by Aircraft Bluebook and AMSTAT. Market Data There are approximately 231 Dassault Falcon 2000’s in world inventory. Of these, 27 are currently listed for sale/ lease through various trade publications. This equates approximately to...