Market analysis: Pre-owned helicopter sales increase

JETNET releases the company’s overview of the helicopter market in 2013 to tie-in with Heli-Expo 2014.

JETNET Heli Expo 2014 preowned turbine helis

The turbine helicopter market experienced an 11.4 per cent increase in the number for pre-owned sales in 2013 compared to 2012, according to new data from JETNET.

From 2006 to 2012, the average number of days spent on the market for each helicopter increased from 123 days to 432 days. However, in 2013 the average selling time for a helicopter fell by 18 to an average of 414 days.

The percentage for sale also increased to 6.4 per cent compared to 6.1 cent from just a year ago.

JETNET Heli Expo 2014 preowned turbine heli OEM

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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