In episode three, private aviation insider René Banglesdorf interviews corporate pilot Matthew Webb about the key features of the Gulfstream G280. In this interesting interview, we learn about the stand-out features of the G280. Find out about its luggage capacity, aircraft performance, fuel consumption and much more! About Matthew: Matthew Webb is an international pilot who [...]
An insider's look at the performance, operation and customer experience of the Citation CJ3 - a private jet popular with private owners and air taxi operators around the world.
In episode two, private aviation insider René Banglesdorf interviews experienced pilot Bill Bryant about the key features of the Bombardier Challenger 605. In this engaging interview, we learn about the stand-out features of the 605. Find out about its key strengths, performance, maintenance and much more! About Bill: Originally from Canada, Bill Bryant has over 12,000 [...]
Private aviation insider René Banglesdorf interviews some of the world’s most interesting pilots and gets the scoop on aircraft they’ve mastered, including the aircraft’s operational strengths and weaknesses and their most thrilling experiences from the cockpit. In episode one, she speaks to Andrew Gratton, pilot, aviation consultant, founder Scandic Aviation and co-founder of Wingform on [...]
The last time we mentioned 2020 ADS-B requirements, January 1, 2020 seemed like a long way away. Now, with only nine months remaining until the impending deadline, it’s closer than it seems, especially as most service centers and maintenance shops in the U.S. are at near-capacity ADS-B installation schedules through October of 2019. ADS-B equipage [...]
Charlie Bravo Aviation CEO René Banglesdorf was fortunate enough to meet U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao on Tuesday, March 12 as she spoke on behalf of the Department of Transportation for an event at Austin's South by Southwest (SXSW). Below is René's firsthand account of the experience. Creative Film. Check. Impactful Music. Check. [...]
Charlie Bravo CEO René Banglesdorf recently had an article featured in Enterprising Women Magazine. Check it out below! A link to the full article is at the bottom of the blog. https://enterprisingwomen.com/ewdigital/enterprisingwomenv19n318/74/
Dreams Soar, an organization founded by Shaesta Waiz, friend of Charlie Bravo CEO René Banglesdorf, recently published an outreach summary that details Dreams Soar's impact since Shaesta's flight around the world in October of 2017. Below is a description of that flight and the Dreams Soar program: In 2017, Dreams Soar launched a global flight [...]
Good pilots seem to be hard to find and the realities of a pilot shortage are starting to affect the aviation industry. Charlie Bravo CEO René Banglesdorf explained the situation in an article for Altitudes Magazine. Read the full article by clicking here.
Curt and René’s daughter, Brooke, just hit a huge milestone in flight school on Wednesday, officially “earning her wings” by receiving her private pilot’s license, allowing her to fly just about anywhere in the country in a single-engine aircraft. Although the process from her first solo to earning her PPL was a relatively quick one, [...]