10 06, 2019

How Much Does It Cost to Buy a Personal Use Aircraft in 2019?

By |2019-07-08T17:01:05+00:00June 10th, 2019|Educational|

If you're thinking about buying your first private airplane, you're probably full of questions about the process. How much does a personal use aircraft  cost? What should I expect in the form of operational costs? What is the difference between fixed costs and variable costs? It can seem a bit overwhelming at first, but we're here to answer those questions! How Much Does a Personal Use Aircraft  Cost? The cost or value of an aircraft depends on a [...]

10 06, 2019

5 Types Of Companies Using Air Charter Services

By |2019-07-08T17:01:50+00:00June 10th, 2019|Educational|

Did you know that 4.100.000.000 journeys were taken by passengers in 2017? Planes are becoming more congested than ever before. Customers everywhere are considering how they can exit this rat race and travel with a degree more comfort. Perhaps you have wondered: just who does travel by private plane on a regular basis? Once you know this you can market to them. Check out our comprehensive list of 5 types of companies using air charter services. Government Agencies Government departments require [...]

7 06, 2019

Future Jets: 8 Things You Need to Know about Electric Planes

By |2019-07-08T17:02:55+00:00June 7th, 2019|Educational|

The future of jets is electric! That's right, the electric plane is the future jet. Just as we've watched electric cars make a rise to the top, we'll soon see the same happen with airplanes. Although this might seem like a new idea to many people, it's actually not. Electric planes have been in the making for quite some time now. Electric flight, first tested in the 1800s, has kept the innovations coming. Thanks to technology and battery [...]

7 06, 2019

VREF Releases 2nd Annual 15-Year Residual Value Forecast for In-Production Aircraft

By |2019-07-08T17:03:34+00:00June 7th, 2019|Press Release|

CHICAGO, IL, USA, June 7, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ -- VREF Aircraft Value Reference, Appraisal & Litigation Consulting Services the leading provider of aircraft valuations for the aviation industry, continues its 25th Anniversary celebration by releasing its 2nd Annual 15-Year Residual Forecast for in production aircraft including piston fixed-wing, turbine fixed-wing, business jets and helicopters. The forecast provides VREF Subscribers with a residual value outlook for all in production aircraft and the data reinforces the latest opinions of VREF management [...]

6 06, 2019

Top 8 Fastest Helicopters in the World

By |2019-07-08T17:04:14+00:00June 6th, 2019|Educational|

The world’s first helicopter, the VS-300, in 1939 was only airborne for a few seconds before crashing down. Yet the VS-300 became the standard for helicopter manufacturing across the world. Helicopters have come a long way since then. Read on for a list of 7 of the world's fastest helicopters. 1. Mil Mi-26 (Halo) This Russian transport helicopter is used by both civilians and the military. It is the largest helicopter that has ever made it into series production. It [...]

5 06, 2019

Zilberbrand and Dufour Expand VREF Staff and Specialties

By |2019-07-08T17:08:19+00:00June 5th, 2019|Press Release|

VREF Aircraft Value Reference, Appraisal & Litigation Consulting Services the leading provider of aircraft valuations for the aviation industry, continues its 25thAnniversary celebration by adding more staff and specialties to its management team to meet the needs of the business.   VREF has been expanding its specialty expertise’s, which now includes aviation cybersecurity, airport security, avionics, avionics security, and ground equipment appraisal and Litigation consulting. “Offering expertise, consulting, and appraisal work related to cybersecurity and avionics is not [...]

3 06, 2019

6 Most Expensive Aircraft in the World Right Now

By |2019-07-08T17:09:45+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Educational|

Owning a plane is expensive, to say the least. Even a small plane can cost at least $200 per hour. But as the saying goes, go big or go home. If you're looking to travel like never before, keep reading as we list the six most expensive aircraft in the world right now. 1. Air Force One: $3.9 Billion President Trump reached a deal early last year to revamp Air Force One, making it the (soon-to-be) most expensive [...]

3 06, 2019

7 Key Factors Affecting a Used Airplane Valuation

By |2019-07-08T17:10:27+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Educational|

Are you looking to sell your private plane? Just like selling a house or a car, you'll have the most success if you price it right. Also, like a house or a car, the value can depend on multiple factors like age, upkeep, and condition. Learn about the factors in an aircraft's value to consider when pricing and selling your plane. 1. Engine Hours The number of hours on an engine is one of the biggest things to [...]