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Mike Chase has thirty-five years extensive global managerial experience in marketing/sales, operations, and finance working in the corporate, commercial, airline, and supplier aerospace industries. He has worked as vp, Sales/Marketing for DPI Labs Inc.; director Market Research for Gulfstream Aerospace; senior manager, Market Analysis and Planning at McDonnell Douglas Corporation; Manager, General Accounting – Corporate Statistics for Western Airlines in Alaska and director marketing/sales for a new startup venture, Scheduling Systems Incorporated. He was a Guest Lecturer for four years at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in a graduate course on Airline Management Issues and Industry Analysis. Currently Mike is president, Chase & Associates, an aerospace consulting firm specializing in aviation market research, and is a regular contributor to World Aircraft Sales Magazine.
In this month’s Aircraft Comparative Analysis, we provide information on a selection of Pre-Owned business jets in the $0.8-1.0 million range for the purpose of valuing the pre-owned Citation II/IISP. We’ll consider the productivity parameters (payload/range, speed and cabin size), and cover current and future market values. The field in this study includes the Citation II/IISP, the Beechjet 400/400A and the Learjet 31/31A.
In this month’s JETNET >>KNOW MORE feature, we will take a closer look at the fractional and jet card business jet market trends. These two segments generally represent entry-level users of Business Aviation who sometimes seek advancement to whole aircraft ownership. In addition, many flight departments utilize fractional shares to supplement lift demand on their own aircraft.
In this month’s Aircraft Comparative Analysis, we provide information on a selection of business jets in the $50.2m-$73.5m range for the purpose of valuing the pre-owned Bombardier Global 6000. We’ll consider the productivity parameters - payload/range, speed and cabin size, and cover current and future market values. The field in this study also includes the Bombardier Global 5000 and the Gulfstream G550 and G650.
In this month’s Aircraft Comparative Analysis, we provide information on a selection of pre-owned business jets in the $1.6m-4.0m range for the purpose of valuing the preowned Cessna Citation CJ3.
In this month’s Aircraft Comparative Analysis, we provide information on the Cessna Citation Mustang, an Entry Level jet. We’ll consider some of the productivity parameters – including payload, range, speed and cabin size, along with current market value. The field of study also includes Embraer’s Phenom 100.
As we look back on the first quarter of 2014 we see some positive signs that the Business Aviation industry continues to recover and move in the right direction. Most interestingly, we saw a reduction in business jets ‘For Sale’ - down to 12.1%, a full percentage point below last year’s number of 13.1% of the fleet.
In this month’s Aircraft Comparative Analysis, we are providing information on a selection of New and Pre-Owned business turboprops in the $2.0-2.23 million range for the purpose of valuing the Piper Meridian. With nearly 550 units sold, how does the Meridian measure with its competition?
This month, eyes turn to Geneva, Switzerland for EBACE2014 event, jointly hosted each year by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). With this in mind, we ask what is the health of the Business Aviation fleet in Europe at this time?