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Boeing Annual Fee Could Impact Residuals
Operators of Third Party Conversions Face Bill For “Millions” The imposition of an annual fee for technical support by Boeing on non-Boeing performed licensed conversions has the potential to impact the residual values of aircraft converted by third parties. Boeing has introduced an annual fee of $150,000 for narrowbody and…

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June 8, 2009
AVN
Older Aircraft Face Yunkyard That Much Sooner
Just as in the last recession, older aircraft in need of major cash expenditure are likely to be parted out sooner than theoretical average-age retirement forecasts suggest. Older aircraft that require a major maintenance visit (HMV) and/or engine overhauls are facing the scrapheap. Operators and owners no longer have the…

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June 8, 2009
AVN
Value of Chinese A320s Likely to be Consistent with European Examples
The flight in May of the first A320 to be assembled in China requires careful analysis as to whether such aircraft can be actively traded in the wider market and therefore justify the same value as those A320s manufactured in Europe. The first Chinese A320 was assembled in Tianjin under…

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June 8, 2009
AVN
Scrapping of B767-300s Highlights Dangers for Ageing Marginalized Types
The sale of two 1986 B767-300s – the first to be built – by Japan Airlines to GA Telesis for part out underlines the problem of projecting values for 25 years or more. The two B767-300s (serial numbers 23216/23217), members of a family still held in high regard, are to…

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June 8, 2009
AVN
Even Scrapping Has Become Difficult
The significant fall in the price of spares has inevitably led to a further deterioration in even scrap values of aircraft. There now seems little point in providing a listing of such aircraft such is the lack of relevance to asset based financing. With the majority of Chapter 2 aircraft…

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June 8, 2009
AVN
Values of A319 Experience Significant Fall
Values of the A319, in common with all aircraft types, have suffered as the market weakens further. A319 Vital Statistics LAUNCH 05/1993 STANDARD MTOW 141,100lbs LIST PRICE 2008 $63.3-77.3m FIRST FLIGHT 08/1995 OPTIONAL MTOW 166,400lbs TYPICAL DISCOUNT 44% SERVICE ENTRY 04/1996 FUEL CAPACITY 6,300 usg VALUE Y1996 IGW $18.0m ORDERS…

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June 8, 2009
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The A319 Market Presence. The A319 has established a clearly credible market presence, even ignoring other members of the A320 family. While financing and net cost may have played a role in securing some orders, the type enjoys success based on merit. The wider cabin interior, economics, flightdeck layout including…

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June 8, 2009
AVN
Bombardier CSeries is an Aircraft “That Retains Its Value”
According to Bombardier the CSeries will retains its value even though the market segment in which it operates is already filled with highly successful aircraft. According to Bombardier Commercial Vice President Marketing, Philippe Poutissou, “The CSeries is an airplane that retains its value and has a lot of additional value…

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June 8, 2009
AVN
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