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50 Seat Market Continues Battle to Remain Viable
The 50 seat regional jet, largely an artificial market created by the restrictive scope clauses, continues to vie for a space in the used market despite the march towards larger and much more efficient aircraft. The 50 seaters, designed in the late 1980s and early 1990s, still have relevance in…

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November 30, 2015
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Freighter Values Still Face Uncertainty
The demand for the larger freighters, particularly those no longer in production, remains sporadic. The values of such aircraft are therefore inevitably weak with further declines to be expected. Chinese industrial growth remains in single digits with little improvement expected in the near term and Japan has slipped back into…

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November 30, 2015
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Low Inflation Helps to Contain Values & Rentals
Lower Net Pricing Impacting Used Aircraft The current backlog and absence of delivery slots for new aircraft is of sufficient historical magnitude as to seemingly warrant a sustained surge in values but this has failed to occur partly because of the effect of low inflation. The effect of inflation not…

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November 30, 2015
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Utilization Rates Impacting Residual Value Calculations
The rise of the low cost model has inevitably had an impact on nearly all airlines in terms of maximizing the utilization of aircraft but this has significant implications for residual values, potentially shortening the life of aircraft and accelerating annual depreciation. Traditionally the average utilization assumed for a narrowbody…

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November 30, 2015
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Aircraft Asset Assessment A350-900
  Market Presence. As of the end of October 2015 a total of 787 orders had been placed for the A350. The orderbook has undergone a notable increase since 2013 when some 600 had been ordered. The customer base is extensive at 43 including seven lessors and private operators. The…

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November 30, 2015
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Values Strong Despite Slow Delivery Rate
While Airbus at last seems intent on increasing production to an eventual ten per month, the very limited number of deliveries to date has not gone unnoticed. As of the end of October 2015 only ten had been delivered over the course of nearly twelve months. In the first year…

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November 30, 2015
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Values of B747-400 Fall By 10 Percent Over Six Months
The pressure on the values of the B747-400 remains intense and values of the type have fallen by another ten percent over the course of the last six months. The market for the B747-400 has remained extremely difficult for a number of years as operators have sought to meet demand…

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November 30, 2015
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Values of Engine, Winglet and Weight Changes to B737-800 Age Dependent
The values of the B737-800NG remain the strongest of any narrowbody even though the replacement for the type is well under development and due to enter service in some two years. While the generic B737-800 is popular there can be considerable variation in values due to differing specifications. A customer…

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November 30, 2015
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