Category Archives: Aviation Industry

Business Jet Valuation, Part I: What’s my Airplane Worth?

Are you getting ready to sell your business jet? If so, how do you determine what your current aircraft should be priced at? In other words, how do you effectively calculate your business jet’s value? Here’s what Mike Mikolay has to say. Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of an Airplane Engine Program

A question we get asked often at Guardian Jet is, “Should I enroll my airplane on an engine program?” What our customers mean when they ask this question is, “How does an engine program affect my airplane’s resale value?” Watch Doc Dwyer’s explanation in this short video. Continue reading

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How Will the New U.S. Tax Laws Affect Business Aviation?

In this video blog, Guardian Jet’s VP of Sales Doc Dwyer explains how the new U.S. tax laws will impact business aviation in 2018. Continue reading

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The CJI Interview – Don Dwyer, Guardian Jet

During NBAA17 in Las Vegas, Alud Davies of Corporate Jet Investor interviewed Don Dywer, Managing Partner at Guardian Jet, about the state of the pre-owned aircraft market. Watch the full CJI Interview video on YouTube or read the transcript below: … Continue reading

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Guardian Jet’s Doc Dwyer Elected to NARA’s Board of Directors

At NARA’s annual member meeting on October 9, the association introduced its new 2017-18 slate of officers, including Brian Proctor, Chairman; Chad Anderson, Treasurer; and Doc Dwyer, Secretary. Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Jet Sales: Part II

Selling your jet at the right price takes research, planning and expert calculations of current market conditions. Learn more about jet sales from Doc Dwyer. 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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The Rise of the Business Aviation Professional

Aviation directors of the past were primarily pilots that flew a mission. Today’s aviation leaders need to speak the language of business and aviation. 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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Guardian Jet’s Don Dwyer on AINTV

Guardian Jet’s Managing Partner Don Dwyer was interviewed by Charles Alcock, Editor of AINTV, in this video feature called “Bizjet Builders Unveil Latest Models at 2016 NBAA Show” Click here to watch the full video–or read the transcript below. Transcript … Continue reading

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