Category Archives: Business Aviation

Wheels Up Visits Guardian Jet

VISIT GUARDIAN JET VIDEO SERIES: Managing Partner Don Dwyer welcomes two executives from the membership-based private aviation company, Wheels Up: Henry Schachar and Sean McGeough. Continue reading

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Guardian Jet Discusses Market Trends, Client Tools at EBACE 2018

Guardian Jet (stand Y125), a leading global aircraft brokerage and consulting firm, will share aircraft market trends and predictions and demonstrate its Vault 2.0 online asset management system at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland from 29-31 May. Continue reading

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NARA and Ethical Business Aviation Transactions

As one of the leading aircraft brokerage firms, Guardian Jet is a proud member of the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA). In this short video, Don Dwyer explains NARA’s new campaign to improve the ethical standards for pre-owned aircraft transactions. Learn more. Continue reading

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For Sale: Cessna Citation Excel, Serial No. 5153

Guardian Jet is pleased to represent for sale a beautiful 2001 Cessna Citation Excel (Serial Number 5153). Continue reading

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Video Demonstration: Vault 2.0 Online Asset Management Tool

Our Managing Partner, Mike Dwyer, gives you an insider’s look at Guardian Jet’s Vault 2.0. In this short 2-minute video demonstation, he explains how the brokerage and consulting data we provide helps aircraft owners save millions over the life of their asset. Continue reading

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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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The Economics of Aircraft Valuation, Part II

In Part I of this two-part series on aircraft vaultion, we posed questions to help you pinpoint some of the critical factors to help you confidently valuate your aircraft. Next up, we’ll delve deeper into the economics. Continue reading

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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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