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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas DC9-30H
All Chapter 2 Aircraft Have E- Or Less Rating
The Aircraft Rating afforded to all Chapter 2 aircraft underlines the lack of attraction of such types for asset based financing. While some traders are still able to make money from such types, the aircraft change hands for a fraction of previous prices. There is no escaping that for those…

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August 18, 2008
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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
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Only Values of a Few Widebodies Avoid Decline Over just six months values have again felt the chill wind of a downturn as fuel prices soar to record levels. The aircraft most vulnerable to a fall are essentially those no longer in production. Operators are having to reduce services to…

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July 7, 2008
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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
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Annual Jet Aircraft Lease Rate Listing
Lease Rentals Remain Steady Despite Pressures Despite the growing uncertainties over the state of the U.S. economy and financial vulnerability, lease rates for most aircraft remains steady. Even with the fall in interest rates the appetite for aircraft is such that lease rentals remain steady, particularly for the more popular…

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March 17, 2008
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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
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Strong Demand Obscures Note of Caution The year 2007 seems set to be another record year for the manufacturers but the high price of fuel, combined with weakness in the financial markets, is taking its toll on values, if not lease rentals. Delivery slots for most aircraft in production, apart…

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January 7, 2008
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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
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