In this final part of the series, Thomas Mahoney shares how he gets the best from the Dassault Falcon 7X and 8X he and his flight department operate. Find out how spending more money and effort up-front saves maintenance time and expense further down the line.
Charlie Bravo's Jenner Maher asks veteran pilot Thomas Mahoney about the challenges of flying the digitally-driven Falcon 7X and Falcon 8X, and learns how exceptional OEM support helps operators learn on the fly…
Thomas Mahoney shares his experiences of flying the Dassault Falcon 7X and Falcon 8X ultra-long-range jets, this time explaining what makes these aircraft extraordinary. With each jet being ideally equipped to help flight crews make safe flying decisions, we learn that pilots also need to take care that their conversations are not overheard in the very quiet, comfortable cabin space by the passengers! Thomas Mahoney is an aviation veteran with a depth of industry knowledge, having amassed 43 years of flying experience at the time of filming. Mahoney has overseen government relations and sales at executive level for FlightSafety International, XOJET, and Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. Having more recently transitioned to the role of pilot, Tom is well-versed in his profession. Interviewed by Jenner Maher, a Business Development Consultant for Charlie Bravo, Jenner graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law and has 15 years of experience previously as a consultant in the oil, gas and energy industry.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.