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Insiders’ Insights: Dassault Falcon 7X & 8X Performance

In this episode of the Insiders' Insights series, professional pilot Thomas Mahoney compares the performance of the Dassault Falcon 7X and Falcon 8X ultra-long-range jets. Piloting the Falcon 7X for charter flights into typical business airports, and the Falcon 8X for private operations to destinations such as Hawaii, Thomas shares his experiences in the cockpit of each, with both trip profiles routinely requiring access to high, hot and heavy destinations and short runways.

By |2022-02-16T11:26:53-06:00February 11th, 2022|0 Comments

Getting Started: How to Choose a Private Jet

When considering purchasing your own private jet, there are several factors to contemplate when choosing which one is right for you. Whether you buy a light, midsized, or heavy aircraft can be influenced by several factors outside of the initial purchase price, like your annual operating budget, travel mission, and crew requirements. There are countless [...]

By |2022-01-20T16:27:50-06:00January 20th, 2022|0 Comments

Luxury Travel & Private Aviation in 2022

The travel industry has been rebuilding itself since the pandemic in 2020. When it comes to private travel, there have been shifts and changes be aware of when exploring luxury travel in 2022.  To learn more about what our team offers in private aviation, check out our services! Luxury travel in 2022 is likely to [...]

By |2022-01-12T15:37:06-06:00January 12th, 2022|0 Comments

Using a Management Company

There is a lot to consider when owning an aircraft! Luckily, there are management companies that can handle the assets of your plane from flights to training and maintenance. Basically, you own an aircraft, but a management company will handle every aspect of that ownership for you. We’ll sum up the need for a management [...]

By |2021-12-08T11:01:54-06:00December 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Letting Others Use Your Plane

Letting others use your airplane isn’t as simple as tossing them the keys. There are tax and federal regulations. It's important to know the rules, protect yourself from liability, and conduct safe and legal operations. If your plane operates on a Part 91 basis, you can’t loan out your plane and accept payment for it. [...]

By |2021-12-01T12:19:04-06:00December 1st, 2021|0 Comments

Dry Lease vs. Membership

There are a number of different options to consider when entering into private aviation. From chartering to full ownership, there's something for everyone (Ready to find out what's right for you? Take this quick quiz.). In this blog, we’re going to compare dry lease with membership. These options might be for you, if you are not [...]

By |2021-11-16T07:03:17-06:00November 16th, 2021|0 Comments

Charter vs. Fractional Ownership

There are a number of different options to consider when entering into private aviation. From chartering to full ownership, there's something for everyone (Ready to find out what's right for you? Take this quick quiz.). In this blog, we’re going to compare charter with fractional ownership. These lower cost options are a good place to start, [...]

By |2021-11-09T07:13:52-06:00November 9th, 2021|0 Comments

Legal and Due Diligence of Aircraft Acquisition

Fulfilling the dream of aircraft ownership is exciting, but it doesn't come without a couple of hoops. In this blog, we'll cover three areas to consider when navigating the legal and due diligence of aircraft acquisition. You can also check out these video highlights from an interview with Katie DeLuca, Partner at Harper Meyer, on [...]

By |2021-10-28T05:58:19-05:00October 28th, 2021|0 Comments

Selecting an Aircraft & Making an Offer

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 [...]

By |2021-10-21T06:09:42-05:00October 21st, 2021|0 Comments

Aircraft Acquisition: What It Costs

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 [...]

By |2021-10-14T11:57:08-05:00October 14th, 2021|0 Comments