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Entries in residual value (3)

Cessna Citation CJ4 Pre-Owned Market at a Glance

Approximately 20 of the 264 CJ4s in the fleet have sold in the last year

Credit: Nigel Prevett

By Chris Reynolds, ASA | Editor/Aircraft Appraiser | Aircraft Bluebook

Aircraft Bluebook At-a-Glance has reviewed the current market status of the Cessna Citation CJ4 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.


The active Citation CJ4 fleet is approximately 264 aircraft currently. At the time of this writing, approximately 10 CJ4s, representing 3.7 percent of the active fleet, were reported for sale, with the average time on market likely more than 200 days.


Current offerings for the Citation CJ4s range from $6 million to mid-$7 million. Airframe time varies from several hundred hours to around 4000 hours, depending on the year-model ...

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Roundtable to Explore Factors Affecting Aircraft Residual Values

Aircraft Bluebook, the premier resource for business and general aviation aircraft values, is convening the inaugural Aircraft Bluebook Market Values Roundtable in Los Angeles on Oct. 5, 2016.

Aircraft Bluebook editors and other industry experts will weigh the elements that factor into aircraft market values, especially the pressure points that affect residual values of business jets.

Registration is open to aircraft OEMs, suppliers, financial institutions, attorneys, consultants, operators and others who are involved in the pre-owned aircraft community. Participants may expect to leave the meeting with unique insight to incorporate into their own forecasts of future values of aircraft, Frank Craven, Aviation Week Network managing director, business aviation, says.

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Dassault Falcon 7X Pre-Owned Market at a Glance

The Falcon 7X fleet is approximately 255 aircraft. At the time of this writing, approximately 25 Falcon 7X aircraft, representing approximately 10 percent of the fleet, were reported for sale.

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