Category Archives: Fleet Planning

The Importance of an Aircraft Market Analysis: G550 Review

In this 4-minute video, Doc Dwyer explains why an aircraft market analysis is important when buying or selling your airplane. In particular, he gives you an in-depth look at the Gulfstream G550 market, and shares why you track and analyze all the details in a market to truly understand what’s going on. 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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What is Asset Management and Fleet Planning?

In this blog, Guardian Jet’s Doc Dwyer answers the question, “What is Asset Management and Fleet Planning?” 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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Vault 2.0: Asset Management/Brokerage Platform to Save Aircraft Owners Millions

Several real-life case studies regarding Guardian Jet’s newly released Vault 2.0 asset management platform offer proof positive of its tremendous benefits.
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From AIN: Aircraft Brokers Weigh in on BizAv Market

Aircraft brokers weighed in on the issues facing the business aviation market at the recent NBAA Regional Forum in Morristown, New Jersey. AIN asked Joe Carfagna, Jr. of Leading Edge Aviation Solutions and Michael Dwyer of Guardian Jet for their views on the state of the market. 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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