Year-to-date transactions for out-of-production aircraft are up 10% from the same period 2010, while actual selling prices continue a downward trend. Excluding depreciation, 2011 selling prices have decreased 10%. A contributing factor could be attributed to economic obsolescence.
Sales for the majority of current production [pre-owned] aircraft are down 10% while selling prices are showing a slight increase. This uptick could be due to a recent bout of irrational spending for select models.