Pro Pilot Perception – July 2017

Niche Markets Of the aircraft in the ~5000 nm mission, 3-zone cabin category (legacy Gulfstream G500, Global 5000, Falcon 7X), YOY inventory is on the rise, transactions remain flat and values continue to decline. When the 5000 and 500 entered service in 2002 and ’03 respectively, they were intended to fit a niche between the […]

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Pre-owned Business Jet YTD Sales Summary

Year-to-date transactions for out-of-production aircraft are up 10% from the same period 2010, while actual selling prices continue a downward trend.  Excluding depreciation, 2011 selling prices have decreased 10%. A contributing factor could be attributed to economic obsolescence. Sales for the majority of current production [pre-owned] aircraft are down 10% while selling prices are showing […]

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The Fundamental Value

                The business aviation industry has been put through the wringer lately. The global economic downturn followed by the vilification of executive use of business jets have been a one-two punch to an industry that is vital to the United States economy.  The affect of these factors on private jet ownership has also been profound. […]

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