Author Archives: Don Dwyer

Best Way to Buy an Aircraft: Cash vs Lease vs Financing

What’s the best way to buy an aircraft? Guardian Jet’s Don Dwyer explains the pros and cons of a cash vs. lease vs. finance deal. And, he breaks down the numbers using a real-world example. Learn more. Continue reading

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Are Aircraft Buyers Getting the Information They Really Need?

On January 30th at the 2018 Corporate Jet Investor conference in London, Guardian Jet’s Don Dwyer presented Are buyers getting the information they really need? Watch the video or read the transcript. Continue reading

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In Aircraft Sales is it Better to Buy New or Used?

As residual values fall, selling new aircraft becomes a more difficult job for the OEMs. But what is a challenge for them can be opportunistic for the buyer. Continue reading

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CJI17 London: The State of the Aircraft Brokerage Business

At the 2017 Corporate Jet Investors London conference, Guardian Jet’s Managing Partner Don Dwyer talked about the current state of the aircraft brokerage business. Watch the video. Continue reading

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How Long Should I Own My Airplane

I’ve always found it interesting that there is no industry accepted standard for how often you should replace your aircraft. If I asked 10 operators I might get 5 different answers ranging from 5 years to 15 years or longer. … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Aircraft for Sale

At Guardian Jet we believe you should begin thinking about how to prepare your aircraft for sale before you purchase it.  There are a number of factors that will contribute to the eventual disposition price as well as the efficiency … Continue reading

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