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Critical Elements of Helicopter Value: Macro Elements

Critical Elements of Helicopter Value: Macro Elements

Are you thinking about buying a helicopter?  Selling one?  Funding a purchase or lease?  As in economics, there are both micro and macro elements critical to its value. 
Macro elements as those which are external to the helicopter and are imposed by the general economy: supply and demand, industry growth or contraction, client growth or contraction, availability of capital, and force majeure

Critical Elements of Helicopter Value: Micro elements

Critical Elements of Helicopter Value: Micro elements

Are you thinking about buying a helicopter? Selling one?  Funding a purchase or lease?  As in economics, there are both micro and macro elements critical to its value. 

Let’s define micro elements as those which are inherent in the helicopter itself.  These are the things that a buyer looks for: the status of the components as a percentage used, the existence of power-by-the-hour contracts on the engine(s) or drivetrain, the configuration and installed equipment, the avionics, the country of registry, and the quality of the operator who has been using it.