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Aircraft Archive: Fokker F28-1000
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
Chapter 2 Values Remain At Scrap Levels
The value attributed to most Chapter 2 aircraft lay in the eye of the operator. The majority of Chapter 2 or stage 2 aircraft are now fortunate to possess a value greater than $1 million. The number in storage only seems to rise rather than fall, even though more are…

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September 18, 2006
AVN
Chapter 2 Values Hit the Buffers
The values of the older Chapter 2 aircraft continue to decline with many having reached scrap levels in recent years. Noise, maintenance and fuel costs have all combined to ensure the displacement of the old in favor of the new. The preference for newer aircraft is also a function of…

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May 15, 2006
AVN
Chapter 2 Values Languish
While values of newer Chapter 2 aircraft continue to experience an increase, older units face further weakness in the face of high fuel prices. The values of Chapter 2 aircraft are continuing to decline due to a number of factors. The previous economic downturn in the industry caused many operators…

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January 23, 2006
AVN
Chapter 2 Values Fail to Gain from Shortage
The values of Chapter 2 aircraft continue to decline despite the overall shortage of newer equipment. The high price of fuel has served to accelerate the replacement of older units, at least where operators have been able to secure alternative equipment. For most Chapter 2 aircraft, values are at scrap…

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September 19, 2005
AVN
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