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Aircraft Asset Assessment: MD11
Market Presence. In terms of historical values of the MD11, initially the outlook appeared promising, resulting more from the overall perceptions regarding widebodies rather than a judgment concerning the actual type. However, nearly 90 percent of the fleet of nearly 200 MD11s, had moved to a freighter role. The switch…

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November 18, 2013
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Lessors Still Seeking to Increase Rates
The lessors are still seeking to increase the lease rentals on some aircraft types despite the competition. The competition among lessors remains intense but this needs to be seen in the context of a still expanding leasing market. The lessors are however, also having to compete against airlines that are…

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November 18, 2013
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Values of Widebodies Continue to Decline
The enthusiasm for the new generation of widebodies continues to mask some of the deficiencies of existing examples. The last decade has seen an expansion in the widebody operator fleet as liberalization has taken hold in established markets and as the globalization of the world economy has facilitated the emergence…

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November 18, 2013
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Residual Values of Smaller Capacity Widebodies Start to Suffer
Just as the demand for smaller narrowbodies has waned in the last decade, so too is it becoming increasingly apparent that the appetite for smaller widebodies is diminishing, forcing conservative residual values to be provided. While the A310-200/-300 and B767-200/-200ER both had reasonable success, in terms of orders at least,…

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November 18, 2013
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Few MD11s Remain in Service
With only 17 passenger MD11 remaining in service values of the MD11 have continued to decline as the type is increasingly withdrawn from passenger service and as operators lose interest in the type as a candidate for freighter conversion. Unfortunately, the MD11 has not been viewed as a prime solution…

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November 18, 2013
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Dash8-400 Backlog Puts Residuals “On Watch”
Residual values of the Dash8-400 have been put “On Watch” as the backlog remains at low levels although the agreement with Russia, if ratified, may prevent values from deteriorating. While ATR enjoys backlog that runs into three digits those for the Dash8-400 number only slightly more than 30 which represents…

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November 18, 2013
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CFM TRUEngine Continues to Secure Stronger Residuals
Risk Adverse Operators & Investors Value TRUEngine Status CFM continue to be successful in protecting their spares revenue stream on the CFM56 by highlighting the potential for stronger residual values on their TRUEngine and persuading operators, owners and lessors that the use of third party Part Manufacturing Authority (PMA) content…

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November 18, 2013
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Residual Values of B737-900ER Continue to Be Uncertain
The residual values of the -900ER, both current and future, should be strong given the size of the variant and proven performance but unfortunately that is not the case. The customer base for the -900ERcontinues to be restricted. The first order for the -900ER was made as far back as…

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November 18, 2013
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