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 |2019-09-12T17:04:31-05:00September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

The Insiders’ Guide Ep 16: Beechcraft King Air 350i with Payson McDaniel

  In episode sixteen, private aviation insider René Banglesdorf interviews pilot Payson McDaniel about the key features of the Beechcraft King Air 350i. Find out about its performance specs, mission capabilities, fuel burn, and much more! About Payson: Payson's love for aviation started at a young age after watching crop dusters spray nearby fields and [...]

By |2019-09-12T13:24:16-05:00September 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Podcast: Legacy 650 with Joanna Meek

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.  

By |2019-08-27T14:45:46-05:00August 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Private Aviation Insiders’ Guide Aircraft Comparison: Citation CJ3+ vs. Phenom 300E

Charlie Bravo Aviation CEO René Banglesdorf and her son, Jake, break down the differences between Cessna's Citation CJ3+ and Embraer's Phenom 300E. They talk operating costs, fixed costs, maintenance, fuel burn, cruise speed, cabin size, and more. Citation CJ3+ vs. Phenom 300E 100,000 miles Speed CJ3+: 406 knots / 467 mph Phenom 300: 419 knots [...]

By |2019-08-28T17:15:11-05:00August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Podcast: HondaJet Elite with Dave Moore

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 [...]

By |2019-08-26T13:08:39-05:00August 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Private Aviation Insiders’ Guide Aircraft Comparison: Hawker 800XP vs. Citation Excel

Charlie Bravo Aviation CEO René Banglesdorf and her son, Jake, break down the differences between the Hawker 800XP and Cessna's Citation Excel. They talk operating costs, fixed costs, maintenance, fuel burn, cruise speed, cabin size, and more.   Hawker 800XP vs. Citation Excel 100,000 miles Speed Hawker 800XP: 419 knots / 482 mph Citation Excel: [...]

By |2019-08-08T14:20:41-05:00August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Podcast: Citation X with Ian McDougall

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 [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:35:41-05:00August 6th, 2019|0 Comments

The Insiders’ Guide Ep 12: HondaJet with Dave Moore

René Banglesdorf speaks to pilot Dave Moore about the Honda HondaJet in part 13 of the Insiders' Guide. In this engaging interview, we learn about its performance, range, ideal missions and much more! About Dave: Dave Moore is a Navy and Air Force decorated aviator and officer. In civilian aviation Dave has worked as a [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:39:52-05:00August 1st, 2019|2 Comments