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Priorities for business aviation

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Ed Bolen President & CEO, NBAA If this were a usual spring season, many Professional Pilot magazine readers would be preparing now to attend the annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland. However, we know the past year has been anything but usual. Business aviation has been affected on every level […]

MRO & Refurbishment

Analyzing residual value

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What is the aircraft you’re considering buying or selling actually worth? By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight y any standard, an aircraft acquisition represents a ma­jor investment. But it is also a depreciating asset and, as such, its Residual Value (RV) is an important factor for anyone with a fi nancial interest in the aircraft, […]

How important are flight hours?

Understanding how Asset Quality affects value of an aircraft offered for sale

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight ou may be considering replacing your aircraft. How will its Asset Quality affect the value? Asset Quality summarizes an aircraft’s overall technical condition by taking into account everything – from the condition of the aircraft’s paint to its passenger interior – while principally focusing on the aircraft’s maintenance condition. […]

The advent of 5G

Ethics

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight Snake oil merchants in early America would travel from town to town and make impossible claims for their products. With music to draw them in, crowds formed as these unprinci­pled salesmen would lie to the assembly. Whatever malady an unsuspecting prospect might want to alleviate was said to be […]

MOBILE CONTENT ECOSYSTEM: ODM MUST EVOLVE OR DISSSOVE

Understanding asset quality

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight t’s been said that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and that can certainly hold true for aircraft. Regretta­bly, a nice-looking aircraft may be in worse mainte nance condition than an asset in serious need of repaint­ing, hence the need to objectively understand an aircraft’s Asset Quality. […]

LAOCAO MOUNTAIN IN THE NORTH OF VIETNAM

The difference between diminution of value and cost to cure

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Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight A Gulfstream G550 plowed into a Beechcraft King Air at Nashville International Airport. These 2 aircraft will fly again but the accident entry into the logbook will reduce their resale values. hen an aircraft sustains any form of damage, its effect on the asset’s value must be considered. True “value […]

TOP 10 AFFORDABLE COUPLE SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN EUROPE

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Schedulers & Dispatchers committed to meeting today’s challenges while looking to the future NBAA Go Flight Operations Conference is scheduled for Feb 23–25. This virtual environment will give the schedulers, dispatchers, and international operators a space to discuss industry issues and recent developments. By Ed Bolen President & CEO, NBAA s we all look eagerly […]

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