29 02, 2024

MARKET TREND REPORT — 1st QTR 2024 — Navigating New Horizons: VREF’s Pioneering Vision in a Transformative Aviation Market

By |2024-02-29T23:11:46-06:00February 29th, 2024|Market Trend Report Newsletter|

As the President of VREF, standing at the helm of an organization that has navigated the skies of the aviation industry for three decades, I'm reminded of the wisdom of Amelia Earhart: “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. [...]

18 11, 2021

VREF Market Update for November 2021

By |2023-01-21T15:02:43-06:00November 18th, 2021|Market Trend Report Newsletter|

This year has been a flash in the pan, and it's hard to believe Thanksgiving is a week away. What a difference a year makes. To think it was all doom and gloom this time last year is almost hard to believe. While there are still many unknowns in terms of the global supply chain, inflation, interest rates, and the third pandemic winter, the one thing I can say for sure is general aviation is back. I remember [...]

29 05, 2020

VREF Value Vector Newsletter Q2 2020

By |2023-01-16T15:47:52-06:00May 29th, 2020|Market Trend Report Newsletter|

The past three months have been interesting. Typically the 2nd quarter newsletter is focused on on-air shows and conferences. This year that is not the case. The world, as we know, came to a screaming halt in the first week of March. We have witnessed the entire commercial airline industry, travel and leisure sectors, restaurants, shopping malls, as well as tens of thousands of small businesses close. We have all been quarantined, literally watching the grass grow, [...]

25 11, 2019

VREF Value Vector Newsletter 4th Quarter 2019 by Jason Zilberbrand, ASA, ISA AM, MRAeS

By |2019-11-25T20:29:31-06:00November 25th, 2019|Market Trend Report Newsletter|

It's the end of 2019, and this is our last newsletter of the year. Snow has fallen on the upper Midwest, and both winter and the holiday season is upon us. It is a time for reflection and giving thanks, and at VREF, we want to extend a thank you to all of our loyal clients. As you all know by now, the new platform is here. It has been a complex project from the start, and it [...]

29 08, 2019

VREF Value Vector Newsletter 3rd Quarter 2019

By |2023-01-22T14:41:29-06:00August 29th, 2019|Market Trend Report Newsletter|

VREF Value Vector Newsletter 3rdQuarter 2019 The summer is quickly coming to an end, and we are preparing for the rollout of our new VREF platform. By the time this newsletter has gone to print, many of you will have gotten a sneak peek, or even participated in our initial beta testing. What began a year ago as a complicated project is now heading into the completion of Phase 1. VREF's new platform will be the benchmark for [...]

27 05, 2019

VREF Aircraft Value Reference & Appraisal Services 2019 Q2 Newsletter

By |2019-05-27T20:01:28-05:00May 27th, 2019|Educational, Market Trend Report Newsletter|

  It’s hard to comprehend we are half way through the year already. Time flies when you are having fun, or should we say passionate about your job. Its passion that drives VREF to be the best it can be every day. The staff at VREF (we are growing quicker than we can report, more on this subject later in the newsletter) eats and sleeps aviation. We are committed to the industry and more importantly we are committed [...]

8 03, 2019

VREF Market Leader Newsletter February 2019

By |2019-03-08T15:25:52-06:00March 8th, 2019|Market Trend Report Newsletter|

We hope everyone had a Happy Holiday Season and enjoyed some time off with friends and family. 2018 was a welcomed change to the market environment from years past, we witnessed inventory levels drop to 10-year lows, as well as a significant uptick in new aircraft orders. Business aircraft finally welcomed the long overdue positive correction into a seller’s market. For the manufacturers of business aircraft, there were just over 200 new orders,but the shining star was Textron [...]

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