Asset Quality – How Maintenance Impacts Aircraft Value

This is a guest blog written by Tony Kioussis, President and CEO of Asset Insight LLC, on behalf of Charlie Bravo Aviation. Before finalizing their purchase offer, anyone considering the acquisition of an in-service aircraft will, if they are represented by an experienced broker such as Charlie Bravo Aviation, evaluate the maintenance condition of candidate [...]

By |2019-09-17T16:16:05-05:00September 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Podcast: King Air 350i with Payson McDaniel

Here in Texas, the luxury standard for pick-up trucks is the King Ranch F-150. In the skies, that gold star can easily be applied to the King Air 350i. In this episode, Payson McDaniel discuss how the 350i meets his company's mission while still providing the luxuries expected in a private flight environment. [...]

By |2019-09-12T17:04:31-05:00September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

The Insiders’ Guide Ep 16: Beechcraft King Air 350i with Payson McDaniel

  In episode sixteen, private aviation insider René Banglesdorf interviews pilot Payson McDaniel about the key features of the Beechcraft King Air 350i. Find out about its performance specs, mission capabilities, fuel burn, and much more! About Payson: Payson's love for aviation started at a young age after watching crop dusters spray nearby fields and [...]

By |2019-09-12T13:24:16-05:00September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Does Marijuana Legalization Allow Airmen to Use Marijuana in Any Form, Including CBD?

This is a guest blog written by Katherine Staton and Jim Struble, partners in the Aviation practice at Jackson Walker, on behalf of Charlie Bravo Aviation. Many states have legalized the sale and use of both medical and recreational marijuana, and if you walk into a pharmacy or store, you are likely to encounter cannabidiol (CBD) oil [...]

By |2019-09-10T16:52:47-05:00September 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Podcast: Legacy 650 with Joanna Meek

Sometimes described as a 10-hour plane with the comforts of a 15-hour cabin, the Legacy 650 should not be overlooked as a contender in the long-range business jet market. Joanna Meek describes both the 650 and the 600 she flew before the upgrade.  

By |2019-08-27T14:45:46-05:00August 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Private Aviation Insiders’ Guide Aircraft Comparison: Citation CJ3+ vs. Phenom 300E

Charlie Bravo Aviation CEO René Banglesdorf and her son, Jake, break down the differences between Cessna's Citation CJ3+ and Embraer's Phenom 300E. They talk operating costs, fixed costs, maintenance, fuel burn, cruise speed, cabin size, and more. Citation CJ3+ vs. Phenom 300E 100,000 miles Speed CJ3+: 406 knots / 467 mph Phenom 300: 419 knots [...]

By |2019-08-28T17:15:11-05:00August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Niche Lending – Business Aviation (Part 3)

This blog is Part Three of a series called “Niche Lending – Business Aviation,” written by Shelley Svoren of First Republic Bank. Part One, which breaks down the global market for business aviation financing, is available here: Part 1 Part two, which goes into detail on risks financiers must consider before jumping into business aviation, [...]

By |2019-08-20T11:38:13-05:00August 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Niche Lending – Business Aviation (Part 2)

This blog is Part Two of a series called “Niche Lending – Business Aviation,” written by Shelley Svoren of First Republic Bank. Part One, which breaks down the global market for business aviation financing, is available here: Part 1 Financiers should acquaint themselves with a number of risks prior to entering into business aircraft transactions. [...]

By |2019-08-13T17:08:02-05:00August 13th, 2019|0 Comments