Market Minute – Falcon 2000LX
The Dassault Falcon 2000LX was designed as an extended-range variant of the successful Falcon 2000EX. The addition of Aviation Partners blended winglets yields a 200-mile range increase over the original EX series aircraft. This increase in range, combined with favorable cruise speeds, the hallmark wide cabin design, and desirable operating costs make the Falcon 2000LX an ideal platform for coast to coast travel and more.
Around nine percent of the total Falcon 2000LX fleet is represented as being for sale. The market has recently seen a surge of activity, as evidenced by the number of aircraft currently under contract/deal pending. Ninety percent of the Falcon 2000LXs represented for sale are currently under contract/deal pending. Asking prices ranging from a low of $11.9M to $18.9M on the high end of the market.
Thirteen Falcon 2000LXs have sold year to date, with the majority enrolled on the Pratt & Whitney ESP engine program at the time of sale. EASy II is a Falcon avionics innovation designed to improve situational awareness for flight crews, and reduce pilot workload. EASy II “baseline” is an upgrade that serves as a critical pre-requisite for upcoming nav compliance; ADS-B Out, CPDLC, and FANS 1/A+. The EASy II “baseline” upgrade is comprised of both a hardware and software component, and most Falcon 2000LXs sold year to date had either an EASy II cockpit or EASy II “baseline” upgrade at the time of sale.