What goes up might not come down.
The pricing of aircraft parts depends on inflation, productivity improvements in manufacturing, part quality enhancements and the balance between supply and demand. Prices to individual purchasers depend on the competition they face and the strategic choices they employ. General inflation remains low in 2012 and part markets appear to be coming into better balance as a result. But part prices still vary substantially by model and part type. And purchasing strategy makes a big ...
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