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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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.
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. [...]
When the long-anticipated HondaJet finally arrived, there was less fanfare than expected. But owner/operators are finding the maintenance costs are as advertised: low. And the plane is fun to fly. Join me for insights with the very enthusiastic Dave Moore. Want to know how the HondaJet stacks up against some of the other [...]
This is a guest post written by Shelley Svoren, Senior Business Banking Analyst and Industry Specialist at First Republic Bank. The world of private aviation splashed across all media forms evokes images of the glamorous life. Comparatively, the New York Times’ “The History of Private Planes Is Less High Life and More Daily Grind - [...]
The Citation X enjoyed a 15-year run as the fastest business jet and still reigns as the fastest mid-sized jet. Its comfort and speed made it a staple of the Cessna lineup for more than two decades, and it crowned the fleet of many charter companies for years. Find out more about the [...]
The Kodiak was designed for rugged missions, and Quest Aircraft demo pilot has done it all--from transporting tranquilized lions to landing in mountaintop jungles. He also talks about how the aircraft supplements the lift of corporate flight departments with low operating costs and short take-off and landing performance in less perilous missions. Watch [...]
An insider's look at the performance, patient and crew experience for Bombardier's Learjet 40XR in an air ambulance operation.