A major factor in determining an aircraft’s value is engine program enrollment, but not all programs are created equally. Manufacturers and third-party providers offer a variety of programs, each of which differs in coverage and cost, and the details impact the value of an aircraft. One obvious differentiator is what’s included in coverage. More robust [...]
The Premier 1 offers a lot of speed for a single-pilot aircraft, and it's fun to fly according to owner-operator Lynn Martin. Too bad the progression of development died off with Beechcraft's sale to Textron.
Charlie Bravo Aviation CEO René Banglesdorf recently wrote an article that was featured in Ultimate Jet magazine, titled Building a Robust & Diverse Workforce. Read the full article by clicking on the images below!
Charlie Bravo Aviation CEO René Banglesdorf and her son, Jake, break down the differences between Gulfstream's G550 and Bombardier Global 6000. They talk operating costs, fixed costs, maintenance, fuel burn, cruise speed, cabin size, and more.
Garmin is arguably the most popular provider of avionics systems in general aviation, and their options continue to improve from one year to the next. Some of the most popular single-pilot jets and turboprops are equipped with Garmin flight decks, including the G1000, G3000, and even Embraer’s Prodigy line of avionics systems based on Garmin [...]
Gulfstream set the standard for ultra-long range private air travel when it delivered the first G650 in 2012. Corporate pilot Jessie Doros talks on this episode about the aircraft's performance and reliability flying around the world. Literally.
René Banglesdorf speaks to pilot Jessie Doros about the Gulfstream G650 in part 18 of the Insiders' Guide. In this interview, we learn about its performance, pilot workload, passenger comfort and much more! About Jessie: Jessie Doros is a Pilot for Qualcomm, flying worldwide in a Gulfstream G650. With a background in both Part 121 [...]
Charlie Bravo Aviation CEO René Banglesdorf and her son, Jake, break down the differences between Cessna’s Citation X and Dassault's Falcon 50EX. They talk operating costs, maintenance, fuel burn, cruise speed, cabin size, and more.
René Banglesdorf speaks to pilot Scott Robertson about the Bombardier Learjet 60 in part 17 of the Insiders' Guide. In this interview, we learn about its performance, range, pilot workload and much more! About Scott: With over 35 years and 13,000 hours of experience under his wing, Scott Robertson continues to log thousands of miles [...]
Comfortable and fast are the two things that come to mind when someone mentions the Lear 60. In this podcast, long-time Learjet operator Scott Robertson talks about those features and how the Learjet family has grown and been enhanced over the years.