The March issue of European Business Air News features the article “Special Focus – Buying with confidence Part 1: The hunt is always on for aircraft that will do the job and hold their value well”. As the title implies, when purchasing an aircraft both function and value are important considerations. AircraftPost’s Dennis Rousseau speaks in this article on the subject of market price vs market value. According to Dennis, a low price does not necessarily correspond to a good value.
“As current market data provides a very myopic perspective in the buying process, it is critical to be informed on fleet statistics including original cost new, standard equipment, interior configurations, inspection cycles et al and recent sales over periods ranging from 30 days to six or 12 months.”
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