HomePoliticsSISOLAK SOLD OLD NV JETS FOR MILLIONS UNDER VALUE Politics SISOLAK SOLD OLD NV JETS FOR MILLIONS UNDER VALUE Feb 24, 2021 Rob Lauer Political Reporter Nevada just purchases 2 brand new private aircraft totaling $14 million. The state claims the brand new shiny airplanes will actually save the state money in the long run. But according to market experts 360 spoke with, the state already lost more than $1.5 million on the sale of the old airplanes. The age of an aircraft is irrelevant because every component, including the engines, are required to be overhauled and or replaced at very specific times and or calendar dates set by the factory and or FAA. So just because the air frame may say 30 years old, the engines and all the major components may only be 5 years old. The State of Nevada sold off their 1987 Cessna Citation 550 II with a newer glass cockpit and excellent maintenance history on an auction website for about a million dollars under value, according to market experts. The State put the planes up for auction online for about a week. According to the Nevada Department of Transportation, who operates the beautiful new jets, the state sold the Citation for $407,500 (less auction fees) $386,725. But according to aircraft brokers 360 spoke with, that plane could have easily have fetched between $1.5 million and $2 million in the retail market. Next, the state auctioned off a Gulf-stream Commander for $612,500 (less commission) $532,875. Again, the brokers told 360 that plane had a market value of at least $1 million. The aircraft were auctioned off by Salt Lake based TNT Auction. Posted: Feb 9, 2021 600,00 Nevadans unemployment, a failed DETR system, businesses closed and or capped at 25% occupancy and thousands dead from CV19 in Nevada. Sisolak claiming poverty, asking for tax increases, but not too broke to take delivery last month in January 2021 of the State’s 4th private plane. The new aircraft, a Pilatus PC-24, is built in Switzerland. NDOT also purchased a brand new King Air 350. NDOT claims they are saving around $2 million in maintenance on the new planes. Only government spends $14 million to save $2 million.