Entries in Aircraft Bluebook At-a-Glance (5)
By Carl Janssens, ASA | Chief Appraiser | Aviation Week Network
Scoring a golf tournament based on par is relatively understandable to those who play the game on a particular course. Par is Latin for what the English rhetoric refers to as “average.” This is simple enough for the aviator’s number one leisure sport. Par in business aircraft activity is another story. One could list multiple concepts for par in the business aircraft transaction.
It appears the first quarter of 2016 is demonstrating what pace the pre-owned aircraft market is likely to follow going forward this year. New deliveries of business aircraft seem to have created a greater inventory of available pre-owned aircraft in the marketplace.
The books will soon be closed for business in 2015. For pre-owned sales in business and general aviation, it was a good year. There were no surprises. There were no bull markets or bear markets, just a steady flow of business. All categories reported in the Aircraft Bluebook were active.
Aircraft Bluebook At-a-Glance has reviewed the current market status of the Embraer Phenom 300 business jet. Research for this study was obtained in part from Aircraft Bluebook, Aircraft Bluebook’s Historical Value Reference, the FAA’s registry website and various trade services.