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      Aircraft Operating Cost Calculator                                  
      Country of operation  
      Step 1: Fuel                                        
      Fuel Cost                
      Step 2: Aircraft Type                                        
      Select Type of Aircraft
    (Select from drop down list)          
    Estimated Passenger Capacity per Flight
      Step 3: Fuel Consumption                                        
    ( Indicative Burn Rate ltr / hr )
    50% 65% 80%
    Enroute (Average Fuel Burn Rate)
    Arrival Management (Average Fuel Burn Rate)
    Stationary Ground (Average Fuel Burn Rate)
    Active Taxi Out (Average Fuel Burn Rate)
      Step 4: Annual Usage                                      
    Number of flights per day
    per Day
    Days per week that the aircraft works
    Days per week (Average number of days per week)
    Weeks per year aircraft is operating
    ( account for pilot holidays and service time)
    Net Average Daily Number Passengers
    Est. max daily passengers
      Step 5: Average Trip Distance                                      
    (Click Calculate to update)
      Aircraft Cruise Speed   Knots Est. Cruise Speed knots          
      Average Flight Distance   Est.Travel Time: hrs          
      Enroute (Cruise) Time (Total per Day)   (Per operating / working day in step 4)          
    Arrival Management Time (Total per Day)
    (Per operating / working day in step 4)
      Stationary Ground Time (Total per Day)   (Per operating / working day in step 4)          
      Active Taxi Out Time (Total per Day)   (Per operating / working day in step 4)          
      Est. Flight Operating Time:     Hours   Est. Daily Operation hours        
      Step 6: Finance (per aircraft)                                        
    Aircraft Costs - see these links:
    Cost to Replace Aircraft
    Miscellaneous costs
    Less Deposit
    Loan (Amount Financed)
    Interest Rate
    Paid monthly in arrears
    Loan Period
    Loan repayments are calculated based on constant payments and a constant interest rate.      
    Balloon is the residual lump sum payment payable at the end of the loan (if selected to be used).      
      Annual Depreciation     per Annum        
    Depreciation rates and limits are set by the Tax Office. Speak with your financial advisor for what rate to use.      
      Step 7: Fixed Costs (per aircraft)                                        
    Costs in Step 6 relate only to the costs for a single vehicle
    Insurance (Aircraft) per year Average Landing Fees paid per day
    Registration (Aircraft) per year Office / Miscellaneous $ per month
    Accounting / Consultancy per year Telephones
    per month
    Hanger / Rent for vehicle per year Administration Staff Costs per month
    Hanger Rates / Overheads per year Admin. Office Supplies
    per month
    Pilot Wage per week Number of Pilots
    Co-Pilot Wage per week Number of Pilots
    Service Staff Wages per week Number of Service Staff
    Ground Support Wages per week Number of Ground Crew
    (of wage on top of wage)
    (of wage on top of wage)
      Step 8: Service / Maintenance                            
    Service Cost
    service interval
    Oil change
    service interval
    General Maintenance
    maintenance interval
    Engine Maintenance
    overhaul interval
    Other Maintenance
    overhaul interval
    (Maintenance includes costs for Brakes / Plugs / Injectors / Alternator / Engine rebuild / Batteries etc.)  
      Step 9: Tyre Wear                                    
    Steer Tyre Cost per tyre Trailing Tyre Cost
    per tyre
    Steer Tyre Quantity
    Trailing Tyre Quantity
    Steer Tyre Life
    Trailing Tyre Life
      Summary of Estimated Costs - Click Calculate to Update Figures                        
    Cost Summary Per Annum
    Per Month
    Per Operating Day Percentage Cost
    Fixed Costs
    Total Estimate
    Time in Operation
    Time in Operation
    Distance Travelled Nautical Miles per year - (estimated average)
    Service Intervals per year (estimated average) (minimum 1 service per year)
    Maintenance Intervals per year (estimated average) (minimum 1 general maintenance per year)
      Operating Margin                  
      Estimated Charge per Hour   + GST / Tax (per operating day)        
      Operating Cost per Day   Est. Charges per Day Margin per Day      
      Estimated Cost per Hour   Est. Charge per   Margin per      
      Average Cost per Person   Av. Charge per   Margin per      
      Average Cost per   Av. Charge per   Margin per    
    CAUTION: Margin is highly affected by cashflow. Margin shown may not be achieved for various reasons.
    Seek accredited financial advice before using these figures.
    Margins shown EBITDA - (Earnings before Interest, Tax, Depreciation, Amortization)
    All Figures exclude GST / Tax & Depreciation considerations.
    The competitive (cost) value of flights can increase / decrease depending on the demand.
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    All calculated values are provided for information only and are not a quotation, contract or offer by Freight Metrics Pty Ltd.
    The accuracy of all figures and prices is not guaranteed and is provided as a guide only.
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