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Rolland Vincent

Rolland Vincent
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With thirty years' aviation experience, Mr. Vincent provides market research, industry forecasting, and strategic planning for the aerospace and aviation industries. Among his senior leadership positions were: Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at Cessna, Director of International Airline Analysis at Bombardier Aerospace, Director of Marketing, Strategy and Business Development at Flexjet, and Director of Strategy and Communications at Learjet. Mr. Vincent holds an MBA in International Business and Marketing, and a BA and MA in Urban and Economic Geography from McGill University.
Back in Balance?

Back in Balance?

While business aviation flight activity is on the rise after the sharp post-crisis downturn, a quick glance at residual value trends indicates that we...
Post-Election Distractions Require Renewed Focus

Back to Basics

Following the most tumultuous U.S. presidential election in memory, business aviation users and proponents now are engaging in reflection and evaluation. What has changed...

Science or Magic?

Forecasting, an inexact science at the best of times, has come under close scrutiny throughout the business aviation community in the aftermath of the...

Climate’s Changing In Business Aviation

A Smorgasbord of Choice Today, as never before, business aircraft buyers have a virtual smorgasbord of choice in front of them. With strong competitive forces...

Up, Up, and Away

The United States is a mosaic of contrasts, with 4% of the world's population, 23% of the world's GDP, 28% of the world's airliners,...

Alternative Lift

All signs point to a recovering economy, but for some aircraft owners and users, the recovery may not be fast enough. They are making...
Bombardier Challenger 300

Demand for New Aircraft Models Mirrors Improving Economy

For the first time since the US Great Recession began 6½ years ago, we now see abundant evidence of a widespread industry recovery. In...

Business Aviation’s Recovery: Are We There Yet?

Business aviation's "vital signs" are healthier than they have been for more than five years. According to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, new factory...