An Economic Cost Model for Using an Airplane via Lease-Back, Ownership, or Rental Arrangements “Case Study”

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Engineering (HMC)

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Purchasing or renting an airplane in the present economic climate is a major financial undertaking. This paper presents a mathematical model implemented in a FORTRAN program, which allows the reader to compare the costs per hour of flying a plane under different conditions of use. The paper also examines trends in the costs per hour as a function of use and methods of access.

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© 1982 Taylor and Francis

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