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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas DC10-30
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Strong Demand Obscures Note of Caution The year 2007 seems set to be another record year for the manufacturers but the high price of fuel, combined with weakness in the financial markets, is taking its toll on values, if not lease rentals. Delivery slots for most aircraft in production, apart…

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January 7, 2008
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Values Remain At Scrap Levels  
The combination of age, reliability and high fuel prices have continued to ensure that the DC10-30 has been displaced to the sidelines. The current fortunes of the B767-300ER hark back to the late 1980s when the rapid expansion of the international market, eagerness to participate in aircraft financing and delay…

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November 26, 2007
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The DC10-30 Market Presence. The surprise is that there are still DC10-30s in service. Gone are such flag carrier names as British Airways, SAS, Sabena, Swissair, Lufthansa, MAS, Northwest, Thai, PAL to be replaced by Omni Air and Biman. The operator base of the -30, a prime consideration when assessing…

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November 26, 2007
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Values Remain At Scrap Levels
The combination of age, reliability and high fuel prices have continued to ensure that the DC10-30 has been displaced to the sidelines. The current fortunes of the B767-300ER hark back to the late 1980s when the rapid expansion of the international market, eagerness to participate in aircraft financing and delay…

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November 26, 2007
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Out of Production Widebody Values: Values Remain Fragile
With the price of fuel continuing to rocket to new highs, the appetite for the gas-guzzling leviathans of old continues to weaken. The combination of three-person flight decks, rising maintenance costs, lesser reliability and fuel consumption are all conspiring to ensure the demise of older widebodies. Remarketing increasingly has to…

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November 12, 2007
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B787 Delays Places Further Upward Pressure on B767 Rentals
Values of First 40 B787 Placed "On Watch" The six-month delay to the service entry of the B787 will place further upward pressure on the lease rentals, and indeed values, of the B767-300ER. The final assembly of the first B787 has been delayed by five months and flight testing by…

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October 29, 2007
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Freighter Rentals Stable
The freighter market appears to be faced with conflicting pressures though not as yet sufficient to cause a reversal in fortunes. The demand for airfreight is showing signs of slowing in some sectors. The problems being faced in the U.S. economy and elsewhere are resulting in some loss of traffic…

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October 15, 2007
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Despite Strong Market Values Keep Falling
Values of older widebodies continue to face weakness as the effects of higher maintenance and operating costs take precedence over lack of newer products. The cost of reconfiguring the older widebodies is such that there are few owners willing to undertake the task. A widebody can cost between $5-10 million…

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August 20, 2007
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