Into larger turbine aircraft there is a service called aircraft cost calculator. Updated quarterly, each edition includes more than 3,000 model years of identification and values for all types of business and general aviation aircraft. Aircraft bluebook is the premier resource for general aviation aircraft values. The numbers do not include aircraft that have empty weights in excess of 33,069 lbs. Vref the threshold speed or the reference indicated approach speed. They both work ok for popular aircraft withe typical avionics. It and the boeing 707 airliner were developed from the boeing 36780 prototype.
This is the speed required as the landing runway threshold is crossed at a height of 50 feet 15. Paao versus blue book values whats the difference between an appraisal performed by a member of the professional aircraft appraisers organization vs. The blue book and aeroprice sources are better estimates of what you can get for your plane. Aircraft brokers and dealers, wildblue included, periodically report sales values to vref and those values are used to adjust the pricing models on the next quarterly issue. The new 2016 avitas bluebook jet engine values is available. Vref also has a system for considering avionics upgrades. Vref online offers subscribers access to a complete database of over 450 aircraft models, including piston fixedwing, turbine, and turboprop fixedwing, turbine, and piston helicopters, commercial narrowbody, warbirds, experimental, lightsport, regional transport, as well asstandalonee engines. Of course, just like aopas vref and the asking prices in tap, there is no guarantee that the numbers shown are anywhere even close to reality. Whether you are buying, selling or just budgeting, failing to take into account all. Light sport aircraft in an effort to better explain how the aircraft bluebook works, we have included a few more faqs this month that are relevant to all aircraft large and small. Securing an aircraft loan is unlike a car loan where you can walk into a dealership and get your loan within 30 minutes. Published by the boeing kc5 stratotanker is a military aerial refueling aircraft.
Youd get a much more accurate figure from the latter than the former. Im in the market for my first ga aircraft and ive found a particular 1967 c33 debonair that suits my fancy. Has anybody done a bench check based on a particular airplanes specs, to see how far off vref and aircraft bluebook differ in total values of the plane. He told me you couldnt even sell a 430w on the used market. Airspeeds, vspeeds, vx, vy, vs0, vs1, va, vno, vfe, vne. Vref appraisal services provides comprehensive valuations to determine an aircrafts current market value andor forecasted residual value. Vref is a consumergrade tool for amatuer buyers and sellers. I am trying to determine if there is an actual need for a value assessment guide that is mooney specific and if so, i am looking for some recommendations on how to accomplish the production of such a. Airspeed indicator fortunately, the airspeed indicator in your airplane will have some of the more important vspeeds highlighted or emphasized directly on the dial of the flight instrument. After some initial discussions with a few dealers and looking at vref and current asking market prices im seeing huge gaps between what sellers are asking and likely transaction prices.
Blue book yes, there is aircraft blue book and vref price guides. Demystifying the aircraft loan process for airplanes. Vref the reference indicated approach speed, usually 1. Here are the additions in vref and bb for the referenced autopilots. However, the true value of an aircraft can only be ascertained on a casebycase basis resulting from a mutual agreement among the buyer, seller, and lender. Development of this very different citation began in 1978. V ref speed, the reference landing approach speed of an aircraft. In my opinion vref, the blue book, nada guide and naaa database all really best serve the function of helping a buyer establish a relative value of an airplane in comparison to competitors. The kc5 was the us air forces first jetpowered refueling tanker and replaced the kc97 stratotanker. This is not, nor should it be, an absolute value or price. Vs stalling speed or the minimum steady flight speed at which the aircraft is controllable.
In addition, vls is increased when the speedbrakes are extended. This helps the pilot to visually recognize these vspeeds and easily determine how close they are to the vspeeds while in flight. Blue book tends to be a bit more conservative than vref, at least that is what two different finance companies said. There are four of these in common use within the aviation industry. When vref has been adjusted by the nonnormal procedure, the new vref is called the adjusted vref and becomes the new vref for landing. Valuation tools like aircraft bluebook and vref aircraft value.
I acknowledge and agree to pentons terms of service and to pentons use of my contact information to communicate with me about offerings by penton, its brands. He outlines the current engine methodology and proposes a new way to look at engine values in the real world. Bluebook, vref and mooney values general mooney talk. An aircraft blueboook is a bluebook value guide for used aircraft. Aircraft approach category means a grouping of aircraft based on a speed of vref, if specified, or if vref is not specified, 1. When vref for you aircraft is say 5 knots, does that mean that the approach is flown at 5 knots or is it flown faster so that the plane touches down at 5 knots after the flare. They can be force fitted for somethings, but if you really must have an absolute no s valuation, you need to hire an aircraft appraiser. Ill cover the problems associated with relying on either of these resources to determine an aircrafts value in another blog so, you may be thinking. In reality these are broad targets of value, not bullseye of what a. Aircraft bluebook price digest, aircraft value reference vref, and airliner price guide are paidsubscription publications. This service is not designed to provide a detailed appraisal on a particular serial number. Aircraft blue book has a formula for calculating this value.
Search below to see the depth of data aircraft bluebook offers. The blue line in the singlemulti chart depicts changeofstatus data for singles. Vref, vso, and the maximum certificated landing weight are those values as established for the aircraft by the certification authority of the country of registry. The aopa aircraft valuation service can be used as a good starting point when attempting to determine the general retail value of an airplane. One is aircraft bluebook price digest, and the other is vref publishing. Tldr too long didnt read bluebook and vref are very poor resources for actually determining true market value for most aircraft makesmodels. Your search for make beechcraft returned 5 matches. Vref is a good estimate of the cost to replace your plane with an identical one. It is up to the appraiser to determine value on that unit. Vref aviations most trusted valuation guide vref aircraft.
Contact aircraft digest bluebook, 8006546776 email. Thanks in advance for any light you can shed on this, friends best, lucky. Vref the reference landing approach speed, usually about 1. Aircraft bluebook is a professionalgrade tool used by professional sellers and the insurance industry. Thanks in advance, john insert droll or witty comment here. Member of the national aircraft appraisers association. Understanding the impact of remaining engine hours on. The new 2016 avitas bluebook jet engine values is available june 23, 2016 0 comments first produced in 1998, the avitas bluebook of jet engine values has quickly gained popularity among the leading players in the commercial aircraft industry, as well as those with more specific interests in the market for jet engines.
How much do i offer for a plane in relation to list price. Vref reference velocity vs design speed for maximum gust intensity vs vertical speedvertical. Bluebook, vref and mooney values page 3 general mooney. The all new cessna model 650 citation iii was designed as a high performance, mid size long range corporate jet to supplement the much smaller citation i and ii. We provide unbiased, on site, naaa certified aircraft appraisals nationwide. D hi all, i cant figure out how to find vapp, vref and vga for an aircraft. Vref aviation definition,meaning online encyclopedia.
Lets say you do have a particular airplane in mind. Malaras aircraft services paao versus blue book values. The aircraft bluebook price digest classifies as pca an aircraft based on its superior characteristics when compared to an identical aircraft with normal wear. Aircraft bluebook price digest, aircraft value reference vref, and airliner. He founding editor and publisher of the southern aviator. Vref seems to be at the high side of current asking prices. Tell us what your thoughts are on the declining ac values. Demystifying the aircraft loan process aviation finance. Macbean says, lenders will lend on the purchase price or the vrefbluebook value, whichever is. You would then submit a spec sheet which aopa would compare to the value stated in the aircraft value reference vref or aircraft bluebook like the automotive blue book, but for airplanes.
General aircraft are privately owned aircraft that are used for pleasure or business. Aircraft approach category question archive pprune forums. For over 65 years, aircraft bluebook has been the industry choice for complete and reliable aircraft valuation data. Todd huvard, president of aircraftmerchants, a north carolinabased aircraft brokerage, is a commercial pilot with multiengine, instrument and seaplane ratings and is typed in cessna 500 and falcon 20 jets.
Im seeing nearly 40% between vref and quoted tradein value for my aircraft. The dark blue line in the jetturbopropheli chart represents changeofstatus information for jets. Aircraft bluebook marketline newsletter marketline. First time posterquick question about aircraft valuations. In this blog, the author discusses the various factors that impact the value of an engine and subsequently, the value of the airplane itself. We routinely refer to these books for general pricing information, as well as other very useful. Vancomycinresistant enterococcus faecium, an antibioticresistant microorganism. Anyone looking to buy, sell, insure, or loan on an.409 703 1348 231 590 1068 1200 1402 186 805 1257 1621 730 899 728 1247 1081 261 102 928 1389 1597 1224 379 18 1588 389 14 100 259 718 1371 807 336 728 740 751 141 619 793 1212 203 1414 330 658