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VALUING AN AIRCRAFT’S MAINTENANCE CONDITION

By Tony Kioussis | Asset Insight, Inc.

An aircraft’s maintenance condition represents its greatest value “wild card” and a figure that can dramatically impact the asset’s value. The challenge—whether you are a buyer or a seller—is to correctly value the asset’s financial exposure based on its maintenance requirements.

Aircraft Bluebook represents maintenance events as being fresh for most turbo prop and fan jet late model fixed wing aircraft in its descriptive “Base Average.” Calculating the financial exposure associated with all completed and upcoming scheduled maintenance events is a complex process. Additionally, to accurately complete such a task requires detailed knowledge of spare parts cost, Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) rates for On-Condition components and flat-rate costs for maintenance inspections—just to name a few. Asset Insight, Inc., provides anyone holding, or planning to hold, a financial interest in an aircraft, a simple-to-understand, uniform methodology—an industry standard—for evaluating an aircraft’s maintenance condition based on a standardized scale.

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Marketline Summer 2014: Contributor’s Perspectives in the Value Equation

The summer issue of the the Aircraft Bluebook Marketline newsletter is now available for download. This issue features:

CONTRIBUTOR'S PERSPECTIVES IN THE VALUE EQUATION

By Carl Janssens, ASA | Chief Appraiser | Aircraft Bluebook

Aircraft Bluebook Marketline offers timely intelligence information for the discerning aviation professional who is involved in any one of the many facets of business aircraft markets.

MARKET DIRECTION...UP, DOWN OR SIDEWAYS

By Dennis Rousseau | President and Founder | AircraftPost.com

There is considerable rhetoric regarding the state of the pre-owned business jet market. When a slightly used G650 sells for $10M more than its original cost new, the general consensus is our market is on the rebound.

VALUING AN AIRCRAFT'S MAINTENANCE CONDITION

By Tony Kioussis | Asset Insight, Inc.

An aircraft’s maintenance condition represents its greatest value “wild card” and a figure that can dramatically impact the asset’s value.

BCA Interview: Aircraft Bluebook's Carl Janssens

Marketline Spring 2014: Price Perspectives

The spring issue of the the Aircraft Bluebook Marketline newsletter is now available for download. This issue features:

PRICE PERSPECTIVES

By Dennis Rousseau | President and Founder | AircraftPost.com

On average, five – seven percent of the available fleet on the resale market is considered ‘normal.’ Should the percentile lean more in the 10 – 20 percent range, we then tend  ...

HONEYWELL PREDICTS SALES OF 5,500 COMMERCIAL HELOS TO 2018

By Anthony Osborne | Aviation Week's Aviation Daily

Commercial helicopter operators will buy between 4,800 and 5,500 helicopters during 2014-2018, according to a survey and market forecast by Honeywell ... 

AIRCRAFT BLUEBOOK AT-A-GLANCE: CESSNA CITATION V ULTRA

By Chris Reynolds, ASA | Aircraft Bluebook

Aircraft Bluebook-At-a-Glance has reviewed the current market status of the Cessna Citation V Ultra series aircraft ... 

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MARKETLINE WINTER 2013 EDITION

Vol. 26, No. 4 | Dec. 17, 2013 | Go to Charts


IN THIS ISSUE

Bluebook Perspectives: Pre-owned Market Sends Mixed Signals Throughout Industry
Into the Blue: Aircraft Bluebook At-a-Glance - Cessna Mustang
Ask Aircraft Bluebook: What Does the Trend column in the Aircraft Bluebook represent?

[Download the full Winter 2013 Marketline Newsletter and All Charts.]

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