Category Archives: Ownership

How Long Should I Own My Airplane?

“How long should I own my airplane” and “When should I replace my airplane?” These are two questions we’re asked quite often here at Guardian Jet. Continue reading

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Press Release: Guardian Jet Unveils New Vault 3.0 at EBACE

Modeled after the most popular automobile and real estate finder websites, Guardian Jet, the business aviation consulting and brokerage firm, has chosen this year’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) to launch “Vault 3.0”—the third iteration of its revolutionary, online, aircraft brokerage and asset management software. The popular cloud-based software tool will be a highlight of Guardian Jet’s stand (T132) at EBACE, which will be held 21-23 May in Geneva, Switzerland. Continue reading

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Three Things You Need When Choosing an Aircraft Broker

What are the three things you need when choosing of an aircraft broker? In this short video, Guardian Jet’s Mike Dwyer reveals the answer and explains how to choose your aircraft broker. Continue reading

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How do I know when I’m ready to buy a jet?

Are you ready to buy a jet? Rather quickly, our team at Guardian Jet can show you the pros and cons of operating your own aircraft. Read more about the benefits of owning a jet. Continue reading

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How to Monetize Your Aircraft Maintenance

In this brief video, Guardian Jet’s Managing Partner Mike Dwyer explains how to monetize your aircraft maintenance over the ownership lifecycle. 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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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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