Reliability versus Availability

Reliability versus Availability As published in Business Air issue #9 2017 This article is for anyone owning a plane, whether you just purchased it new, used or have an existing aircraft. Understanding what these terms really mean to your operation is important. It can shed light on a problem aircraft, it can show that your…

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Private Travel Acquisition Roadmap

As published in BusinessAir Magazine The acquisition of private travel places most CFO’s and “C” suite executives outside their comfort zone. It is a purchase that is highly visible and most companies are not well prepared for the due diligence. The following roadmap is designed for first time jet card, fractional or whole aircraft purchasers…

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Aircraft Value

As published in BusinessAir Magazine Issue 2, 2017. As an economics major we were taught that economic models were based on rational behavior. It seems like more and more there does not to appear to be any rationality in many markets, let alone the aircraft market!  This makes many of our past buying behavioral models…

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Aircraft Residual Value Puzzle

A perspective on the new Normal for the Aircraft Market. Reprinted from Business Air Magazine Volume 9 2016 There are three major components to aircraft market values and to name just a few, several less influential factors such as brand reputation, product support, and current production. The major three are: Inflation, Supply/Demand, List Price/Discount. The…

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