The Phenom 100 is a "6 mile per minute", 4-passenger light jet which is ideal for the single pilot private owner. It's easy to fly, extremely reliable and has excellent luggage capacity. The Phenom 300, on the other hand, is a 7-9 passenger light jet that has the performance of a 757 and [...]
The Hawker 800 sets itself apart with its cabin size and overall performance. Most passengers find the wide & tall cabin very roomy and comfortable, making it an ideal choice for the charter market. It's a powerhouse on the ground with great runway performance in amicable weather. The Caravan, on the other hand, [...]
The C208 is a versatile plane with a lot a functionality and space. It's built like a tank and meant to take the abuse of harsh conditions. The C208 can carry a lot of gas and has a long range. It's easy to fly and remarkably stable. It's a very well designed airplane [...]
The Challenger 300 is a clean sheet design super mid-sized aircraft with lots of leg room and range. Pilots love its simplicity and performance--and charter operators find it easy to sell. It's comparable in direct operating costs to the Gulfstream 200, but it does cost more to acquire. Hear more in this interview [...]
René Banglesdorf compares two jets in this Insiders' Guide Aircraft Comparison: the Cessna Citation Excel and the Hawker 800XP. Find out how they compare in terms of performance, cost, passenger experience and much more.
René Banglesdorf speaks to pilot Brown Word about the Beechcraft King Air B200 in part 23 of the Insiders' Guide. In this interview, we learn about its performance, pilot workload, passenger comfort and much more! About Brown: Brown Word whilst having a BS in Civil Engineering and a BA in Engineering Science from Centenary, started [...]
No single-pilot plane has more versatility than the PC-12. Loved by surfers, ranchers and executives alike, this single-engine turboprop holds its value and its owners' loyalty like no other. Andre Bolang talks about his adventures flying one and how the PC-12's mission stacks up to the jets he also flies.
Cirrus' sleek design and unique safety features (parachute included) have made the manufacturer a favorite with owner operators around the world. There's no surprise that the company's first jet-propelled aircraft is gaining a lot of attention. Learn what gives this single-engine jet unprecedented safety for single-pilot operations.
René Banglesdorf speaks to pilot Matt Bergwall about the Cirrus Vision Jet SF50 in part 22 of the Insiders' Guide. In this interview, we learn about its performance, pilot workload, passenger comfort and much more! About Matt: Matt Bergwall has been contributing to the aviation industry for almost 20 years. Currently as Director of the [...]
René Banglesdorf speaks to pilot Tommy Suell about the Pilatus PC-24 in part 21 of the Insiders' Guide. In this interview, we learn about its performance, pilot workload, passenger comfort and much more! About Tommy: Tommy has over 20 years of aviation experience, ranging from off-airport operations to international airlines. He carries an ATP (Airline [...]