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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas DC9-30
Storage of over 100 DC9s Irrelevant
With the acquisition of 22 Delta (Northwest) DC9s by GA Telesis for parting out, the final chapter of the type is being written. The values of the DC9 have been at rock bottom for many years. Even after Northwest spent millions of dollars in refurbishing the aircraft and improving the…

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August 16, 2010
AVN
B737-700 Values Suffer As Crisis Deepens
The market has moved on from the period 2002-2004 when the recession failed to materially dent the values of the B737-700. With a much larger and vulnerable fleet values of the B737-700 have fallen by some 12 percent over the course of the last six months with further declines likely.…

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April 27, 2009
AVN
MD83 Values Hit the Buffers
The values of the MD83 have continued to decline as the type faces the inevitable consequences of parking en masse and the move to newer equipment. Despite still being the most desirable of MD80 variants, the fortunes of the MD83 have experienced sustained adversity. While during the recent period of…

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March 30, 2009
AVN
DC9 Values Have Long Since Fallen into Abyss
This is likely to be last time that the DC9 will ever feature in Aircraft Value News such is its lack of relevance to the current and future market. The type once enjoyed considerable status but virtually since the ValuJet accident approximately a decade ago, the type has been out…

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February 16, 2009
AVN
B737-600 Values Continue to Fall
With a paltry 69 orders, the values of the -600 have continued to decline. Values of the -600 were placed “On Watch” status seven years ago and to all intents, the variant has become marginalized such that existing operators. Marginalization indicates considerable difficulty in placing the aircraft though few if…

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November 24, 2008
AVN
B737-700 Keep On Rising
Despite pronouncements that the peak in values and lease rentals were reached nearly two years ago, material rises have been evident with the expectation of further increases. Though the market still focuses on the successful B737-800, the -700 has quietly established a solid market base, albeit partly at the expense…

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June 11, 2007
AVN
Slight Improvement in Lease Rentals
The prospects for the MD83 in the medium to long term remain grim but at least lease rentals have shown a modest improvement. Despite still being the most desirable of MD80 variants, the fortunes of the MD83 continue to falter. While the Ripple Effect has allowed the fortunes of other…

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May 28, 2007
AVN
DC9 Values Possess Little Relevance
Values of the once ubiquitous DC9 have continued to remain at scrap levels. The stretched version of the DC9-10 was initially designated the -20 although this was soon changed to the -30. The stretch was facilitated by the raising of the MTOW by the FAA which allowed the 80,000lb -30…

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February 19, 2007
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