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Engine Values Achieve Stability After Period of Significant Falls
Newer Engines in Demand With Lease Rentals Tightening Engine values have greater resilience over time than the airframes they power but even engine values suffered during the recent recession. The peak in engine values occurred during the first half of 2008 when the financial markets in particular, were seeking products…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
PW1000G Raises Issue of Full Life Adjustments
With increased emphasis on full life adjustments for both new and used transactions, the arrival of the Pratt & Whitneys’ PW1000G raises the prospect of lower full life adjusted values. The basic architecture of the PW1000G depends on a lesser number of life limited parts. This reduction in the number…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
Pressure Mounts on Values of Older Aircraft
There can be no disguising the recovery of the market in terms of traffic and airline profitability, even if the latter is being boosted by penalty payments being paid by manufacturers due to program delays, but such improving conditions are not encompassing the older aircraft and latest moves by ICAO…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
Sophisticated ATC Requirements Will Further Undermine Values
The increasing sophistication of ATC systems in coming years will further differentiate aircraft ostensibly carrying the same designation. With product life cycles increasingly exceeding double digits in terms of years, the avionic status of those aircraft built at the beginning of the program compared to those delivered some 15 years…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
Freight Battered by Conflicting Statistics
Freight continues to rebound according to IATA even if the figures for August were inevitably subdued compared to previous months due to lesser falls in the year before. However, there now exists concern that the market for airfreight is not so strong as might have been expected. Indeed, traffic from…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
Chapter 2 Values Fade From View
For the majority of Chapter 2 aircraft, any value mostly resides with the operator. Seeking to sell the aircraft for cash was already proving to be more difficult and the credit crunch has only exaggerated the difficulties. There has been little change since the last update of June and therefore…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
Values & Rentals Experience Downward Pressures
The previous exceptional demand for the B767-300ER has waned such that during the course of the last eighteen months, values have fallen by more than twenty percent. The delay to the B787 however, continues to see obscure the inevitable, at least for some. With production stretching back for more than…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment: B767-300ER
Market Presence. The B767-300ER presented the operating leasing community with the ideal tool with which to enter the widebody operating lease arena. Throughout the 1990s and then again in the last decade, the B767-300ER enjoyed considerable success but then fell victim to the usual problem of lengthy production and market…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
E-Jet Values & Lease Rates Hold Up on Used Market
The regional jet market, so long dominated by the activities and support of the OEMs, has broken free of such shackles and has proven arms-length trading can take place at pricing levels that actually match current market values and lease rentals. Although the first of the new generation of E-Jets…

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October 25, 2010
AVN
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