Navigating aircraft acquisition is equally exciting and overwhelming. After considering your mission and your budget, the next steps are to choose which aircraft is right for you and make an offer. Aircraft Selection When determining which aircraft is right for you, it is important to understand different aircraft types and capabilities. Helicopters are great for [...]
Many dream of owning a private aircraft but are overwhelmed by costs and financing. In this blog, we'll address how to realistically estimate fixed annual and direct operating costs and how to evaluate your options when it comes to purchasing. There are two sections of budget to address when determining if private aircraft ownership is [...]
Choosing an aircraft can be a daunting process. There are many things to be considered, dozens of sites with information and comparisons of your favorite models, and so much more. Our hope is to provide you with a place to start so you don’t miss an important step along the way to fulfilling your dream [...]
Some people shop for shoes or watches, others shop for airplanes. If you're here, that might be you. Whether you just like a new ride, or a little more elbow room, or even need the tax appreciation of an acquisition, upgrading your aircraft can be very beneficial. We often see mid-sized jet owners wanting to [...]
Many people choose Learjets for their speed, climb rate, and range over its competitors. They are the closest thing to a rocket ship in the lighter end of the jet market, but eventually owners want the more spacious cabin and longer range of a mid-size jet, and we often see them moving into a [...]
As families or businesses grow the need for better accommodations increases, even in something as simple as private jet travel. In this scenario, I'm going to share insights for an owner who is ready to move out of a CJ3 into another aircraft. The natural progression is to go into something like a Citation Sovereign. [...]
I've noticed a funny thing about plane owners over the years, they seem to want to go higher and faster, and we've helped a lot of them realize that upgrade dream. In this scenario, I'm going to share insights for an owner who was ready to move that out of a TBM. With the goal [...]
A little over a year after COVID-19 shutdown commercial air travel, we set out to learn about the trends towards private aviation in response to the post-pandemic climate. Check out some key takeaways in the infographic below or download the complete study for all of the data and insights.
René Banglesdorf compares the Citation Sovereign and the Hawker 850XP in this episode of Insiders' Guide - Aircraft Comparison. Find out how the two compare in terms of performance, operating cost, passenger comfort and much more.
In our blog last week, “Four Benefits of Private Aviation,” we addressed private aviation as an alternative to the inconveniences and frustrations of commercial air travel, especially as presented in 2021. With more than 55% of individuals reporting they are more likely to fly privately than before COVID-19, we wanted to take some time to [...]