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

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.

By |2022-02-17T14:19:20-06:00February 17th, 2022|0 Comments

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

Upgrade Paths: Hawker 800XP to Gulfstream G200

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 [...]

By |2021-09-23T12:37:25-05:00September 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

Upgrade Paths: Learjet 60 to Challenger 300

 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 [...]

By |2021-09-23T12:37:18-05:00September 20th, 2021|0 Comments