Category Archives: Guardian Jet Learning Center

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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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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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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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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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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Aircraft Life Cycle Cost Using a Buy, Fly, Sell Methodology

In aircraft finance, life cycle cost analysis offers a make-or-break assessment of your fleet’s value and expenses. In this video, aircraft financial expert Mike Dwyer tells us how and why. Continue reading

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