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E170 Values See Stability
A number of years ago the market for the 70 seaters seemed to have dissipated but the further relaxation of scope clauses in the U.S. has provided a temporary fillip. The Embraer 170 aircraft was the first member of a new family of commercial jets developed by Embraer after the…

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March 25, 2013
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Weaker Rates for Older Turboprops
While the rates for turboprops are in general remaining steady, the older examples are facing some weakness. The operating lease is not so prevalent as in the jet market with finance leases and loans perhaps being used to a greater extent. The independent lessors are focusing on the newer aircraft…

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March 25, 2013
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Increase in B737NG Transition Production Rates Will Do Little For Values
The need to generate revenues due in part to the cost implications of developing and the grounding of the B787 continues to see an increase in B737NG production rates just after Airbus announced that its A320ceo production would not increase beyond the current 42 per month. Even before the grounding…

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March 25, 2013
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Residuals of B777-300ER On Watch as Launch of B777X Imminent
The residual values of the B777-300ER are likely to come under renewed scrutiny as a launch decision on the B777X nears. With the announcement of the selection of the GE9X as the powerplant for the B777X, then the new aircraft is likely to be discussed by the Boeing board in…

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March 25, 2013
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: E170
Market Presence. The number of orders for the E170 at 193 represents a reasonable number and is respectable given the absence of an established operator base but is far less than the orders placed for the E190. This represents a concern for residuals but for the moment current market values…

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March 25, 2013
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Issue of “Taint” Takes on Greater Significance for Used Values
With a rising number of used aircraft coming onto the market buyers are becoming increasingly conscious of the issue of “taint” which can result in a significant reduction in value when compared to normal aircraft. The issue of “taint” arises when an aircraft has suffered a major incident that requires…

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March 25, 2013
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A380 Values Remain At Least Stable As 100th Aircraft Delivered
New Aircraft Now Pushing $220 million There are few types which are seeing an element of stability or even improvement in terms of values but the A380 is one of them and with 100 now delivered, the aircraft has become firmly entrenched as part of the mainstream. With 100 deliveries,…

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March 25, 2013
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In Production Narrowbody Values Static
The values of in-production narrowbodies have experienced only a modest decline though older examples face continued weakness. The demand for new aircraft seems to remain insatiable as Lion Air, Ryanair and THY all place large orders. The backlog is therefore increasing rather than falling even as the manufacturers have increased…

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March 25, 2013
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