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Growth in Freighter Fleet Fails to Bolster Values Of Older Types
Values of Older Aircraft Dependent on Conversion Were it not for the large number of freighter conversions of the B747-200 in the 1980s and 1990s, the A300s in the 1990s, the B747-400s and B757s in the 2000s and the B737-400s in the 2010s, values of the passenger aircraft no longer…

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November 26, 2018
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VX Capital Takes Advantage of Strong B737 Freighter Values
VX Capital, specializing in the leasing of B737 Classic freighters in recent years has launched an ABS – VX Cargo 2018-1 Trust - centered on 35 B737 Classic freighters. The ABS seeks a principal amount of $190 million secured on 35 aircraft. The ABS focusses on older aircraft which have…

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November 26, 2018
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Dash8-400 Values Face Some Uncertainty as Viking Takes Over
Values of the Dash8-400 are expected to experience a measure of uncertainty due to the acquisition of the program by the experienced Viking company. In November 2018, Longview Aviation Capital Corporation, the parent of Viking Air, announced its intention to acquire the Dash8-400 from Bombardier for $300 million. The deal…

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November 26, 2018
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A321-100 Historical Values Fail to Inspire Confidence in -100 Nomenclatures
The behavior of A321-100 values over the last 20 years has clearly illustrated the problems that an initial variant can face if the specification is lacking. The A321-100 features a stretch of approximately 20 feet compared to the A320-200. The MTOW of the -100 can vary between 78 tonnes, less…

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November 26, 2018
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Rentals of New Types Fail to Advance
Despite the arrival of new aircraft types into the market, lease rates remain at historical lows in terms of lease rental factors. Lease rental factors (LRFs) express the montly lease rental as a percent of the current market value. The lease rental factor is dependent on interest rates and the…

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November 26, 2018
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Large Business Jet Values Stage Recovery
After experiencing a significant fall between 2014 and 2016 the values of many larger business jets have more recently recorded an improvement. The certification of the Global 7500 and the imminent arrival of the new Gulfstream product will likely have an effect as aircraft are traded in for the newer…

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November 26, 2018
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B737-900ER Values Fall Below the -800
In sharp contrast to the A321, the values of the -900ER have continued to fall such that the variant is mainly worth less than the smaller -800. In the spring of 2001, Boeing started studying the possibility of a -900X featuring more range and allowing more seats to be fitted.…

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November 26, 2018
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
Market Presence. As a member of the B737NG family the fate of the -900ER is somewhat assured. The use of extra fuel tanks provides the range while the extra exits offers operators the necessary capacity to compensate for the higher weight - and cost. The extra tanks, which can be…

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November 26, 2018
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Certification of Bombardier Global 7500 Puts Pressure on G650ER Values
With a two year delay to certification the Global 7500 has finally been certificated allowing for deliveries to commence but as with the service entry of any new dedicated business jet, there exists a risk that operators will trade-in existing aircraft thereby causing a problem for values. The size and…

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November 26, 2018
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