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The A300-600R
Market Presence. The age and heritage of the A300-600R are clearly evident when compared to newer types. Even the EFIS cockpit, a trademark of Airbus, fails to impress. However, except for newer examples of the same type or the similarly ageing specification of the B767-300, no replacement existed until the…

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August 26, 2013
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China Engine Production Likely to Be Long Term Threat
The announcement that China is to produce a domestically produced turbofan engine within ten years, seemingly the same gestation for a Western built engine, raises the issue of when the engine will represent competition to incumbent manufacturers. The Comac C919, for which a delay has just been announced, has long…

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August 26, 2013
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Values of B777-200ER Continue to Fall Due to Zero Backlog
The values of the -200ER continue to fall despite remaining a popular aircraft for a variety of carriers though the age of the variant indicates that new offerings from Airbus and Boeing will see further displacement. The -200ER orderbook totals 442 for which none remain to be delivered. The values…

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August 26, 2013
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Boeing List Prices Rise by Modest Two Percent
The list prices of Boeing aircraft have risen by a modest 1.9 percent on average between 2012 and 2013 which is nearly half the rise registered for Airbus aircraft earlier in the year. Even though customers do not pay list prices they still represent something of a starting point. There…

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August 26, 2013
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Freighter Values Remain Vulnerable
The world economy remains fragile and this inevitably causes problems for demand in terms of new and used freighters as well as conversions. While there is evidence of improvement in some sectors and countries, the strength of the recovery is not sufficiently widespread nor of a magnitude as to see…

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August 26, 2013
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Lessors 2Q Net Income Points to Stable & Rising Lease Rentals
The net income results for a number of lessors points to a stable and possibly improving market for lease rentals. Air Lease Corporation reported net income of $51 million on revenues of $208 million for the second quarter of 2013 versus $37 million on $158 million during the same quarter…

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August 26, 2013
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Aircraft Market Assessment
Market Presence.  The age and heritage of the A300-600R are clearly evident when compared to newer types. Even the EFIS cockpit, a trademark of Airbus, fails to impress. However, except for newer examples of the same type or the similarly ageing specification of the B767-300, no replacement existed until the…

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August 26, 2013
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B747-400 Values Remain Under Pressure as ANA Accelerates Retirement
The acceleration of the retirement of its remaining four B747-400s, albeit -400Ds, by ANA due to high fuel prices underlines the considerable pressures facing the type and the likely continued downward trend in values. The four ANA B747-400Ds are used on domestic routes and the first unit will be retired…

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August 26, 2013
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Market Continues to Focus on Larger Aircraft
Lease rentals of regional jets continue to be firm though the smaller aircraft face placement difficulty. Russia has made some changes to legislation that will make it easier for operators to acquire smaller regional jets and turboprops and this region continues to be a source of demand for used equipment,…

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August 26, 2013
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