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Aircraft Archive: Beech BAC1-11-400
First Generation Stage 3 Rentals Weaken
The sustained and inevitable preference for more economic aircraft has continued to prompt a decline in lease rentals of the older types. The lease rentals of older types are facing considerable pressure as lessors struggle to place surplus aircraft. Yet, at the same time demand outside of the U.S. is…

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July 21, 2008
AVN
Values Remain At Scrap Level
In the late 1980s, all the conferences resounded to talk of Chapter 2 aircraft and hushkits. Today, Chapter 2 aircraft have become largely an irrelevance in the context of asset- based financing and values have long since been at scrap levels. Despite the lack of new products, the combination of…

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April 28, 2008
AVN
First Generation Stage 3 Rental Ease
The fall in interest rates has begun to have an impact on lease rentals. Financial uncertainty has also played a role in making the market more cautious, particularly where certain types carry greater risk. There are some older narrowbodies that continue to benefit from the Ripple Effect whereby the lack…

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February 18, 2008
AVN
Chapter 2 Narrowbody Current Values: No Hiding Place for Chapter 2 Pricing
With the consideration of Chapter 5 and Chapter 6, the lack of attraction of Chapter 2 aircraft is all the more apparent. However, the dismissal of the Chapter 2 fleet per se is too easy. The more astute traders can still make money buying and selling the aircraft. There remain…

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November 12, 2007
AVN
Quality Examples Gain Some Credibility
Traders of older aircraft are perhaps the most experienced and savvy of the industry; they have to be. The aircraft being traded can easily result in profit or loss after perhaps months of negotiation. The aircraft in production may be flying off the shelves but for those trading in virtual…

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June 11, 2007
AVN
"Ripple Effect" Allows Values Some Stability
Most aircraft are able to claim at least one period of recovery and depending on market conditions, some can manage more. The B727-200 (non advanced) experienced notable improvement in the late 1980s and then again in the mid-1990s despite being more than 20 years of age. This period of recovery…

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March 5, 2007
AVN
Demand For Capacity Fails To Inspire Values Of Older Types
There continues to be pressure on the market for additional capacity. In the main, such demand continues to focus on the newer types while older Stage 2, modified or otherwise, are not only ignored but also the target for replacement. This period of recovery does not follow the traditional trend.…

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December 11, 2006
AVN
Ageing Narrowbody Rentals Have Nowhere To Hide
Any improvement in rentals of the older narrowbodies now seems to lie with a change in terms and a rise in interest rates. Lease rentals tend to rise as an aircraft ages due to the filtering process. Traditionally a new aircraft has been delivered to an operator with a reasonable…

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November 27, 2006
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