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So far Charlie Bravo has created 189 blog entries.

Challenger 300 with Ian Stewart

The Challenger 300 is a clean sheet design super mid-sized aircraft with lots of leg room and range. Pilots love its simplicity and performance--and charter operators find it easy to sell. It's comparable in direct operating costs to the Gulfstream 200, but it does cost more to acquire. Hear more in this interview [...]

By |2020-06-17T09:22:38-05:00March 15th, 2020|0 Comments

PC-12 with Andre Bolang

No single-pilot plane has more versatility than the PC-12. Loved by surfers, ranchers and executives alike, this single-engine turboprop holds its value and its owners' loyalty like no other. Andre Bolang talks about his adventures flying one and how the PC-12's mission stacks up to the jets he also flies.  

By |2020-06-17T09:52:48-05:00December 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Cirrus Vision Jet with Matt Bergwall

Cirrus' sleek design and unique safety features (parachute included) have made the manufacturer a favorite with owner operators around the world. There's no surprise that the company's first jet-propelled aircraft is gaining a lot of attention. Learn what gives this single-engine jet unprecedented safety for single-pilot operations.  

By |2020-06-17T09:23:16-05:00December 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Pilatus PC-24 with Tommy Suell

Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus has arguably created the best brand loyalty in the private aviation industry, and it listened when its customers demanded a faster version of the iconic PC-12. With more than 100 PC-24s now in service, we're finding it does live up to the expectations with all of the features pilots [...]

By |2020-06-17T09:53:32-05:00November 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Gulfstream G100 with Chris Lamont

The smallest plane in the Gulfstream fleet, the G100 still boasts a pretty impressive mission profile and the handling and customer support for which Gulfstream is known. In this episode, Chris Lamont talks about why his company chose this model and how well it performs its mission.

By |2020-06-16T22:49:36-05:00November 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Podcast: Lear 60 with Scott Robertson

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.

By |2020-06-17T08:37:23-05:00September 25th, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-06-16T22:05:14-05:00September 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 |2020-06-17T15:34:49-05:00September 12th, 2019|0 Comments