The First Flight of the Falcon 5X

July 11, 2017
The Dassault Falcon 5X made its first flight on 5 July 2017. It was completed using prototype engines with full-fledged flight testing with the production engines to begin in 2018. Dassault selected the Snecma Silvercrest engine for the 5X,...Read More

Why It Takes Longer Than You Think: Managing Expectations on Transaction Timing

July 7, 2017
From the time of signing a Letter of Intent to closing, a transaction normally takes 2 to 2 and a half months. That timing may shock those that have never been involved in a pre-owned transaction before, but the...Read More

How Buyers & Sellers Benefit in a Buyer’s Market

June 28, 2017
Over the last few years there has been more and more references to the private jet market being a ‘Buyer’s Market’. Typically, when someone refers to a ‘Buyer’s Market’, they mean that a) there is more supply than demand...Read More

The Best Thing You can do Before You Buy a Jet

June 12, 2017
When you have decided to buy a private jet, the sheer number of options can be overwhelming. We’ve discussed previously a few aspects to assist with determining the right private jet for you, but once you’ve narrowed down the...Read More

Shedding Light on the Export Procedure

June 2, 2017
The Exportation Process is a frequent source of confusion during an aircraft transaction with European aircraft leaving the European Union to go to another region such as the USA or Asia. Formally leaving the European Union is not simply...Read More

The Curtain Closes on Citation Mustang Production

May 16, 2017
After 11 years in production, Cessna recently announced that they will cease production of the Citation Mustang. This is an interesting move as the Mustang has been a very popular seller, with over 475 produced and delivered in that...Read More

Fly-By: 3 Minutes in the Private Jet Market Issue 7

May 4, 2017
Issue 7 of Colibri Aircraft’s Fly-By Newsletter features articles on How Buyers and Sellers can Succeed in Today’s Market, an update on Eastern Europe, a Guide to Understanding the Exportation Process, and much more. Read the newsletter by clicking...Read More

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