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.
An insiders look at the performance, customer and crew experience, operation and training for the Falcon 900 series of aircraft - an aircraft design that has certainly stood the test of time.
The Learjet 45 is a green-sheet aircraft designed by Bombardier, popular for its mid-sized jet speed and range in a light jet package.
An insider's look at the performance, operation and customer experience of Bombardier's Global 6000 - a private jet with a 3-section cabin and a very long range.