The Benefits of Having Dogs in the Office

If you’ve ever visited Charlie Bravo HQ, one thing that’s clear from the get-go is that most of us bring our dogs to work. We’ll admit the primary reason we bring them is simply because we’d miss them too much otherwise, but the truth is that having dogs at the office has quite a few [...]

By | 2018-03-08T17:28:51+00:00 March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

The History of Learjets: 28-36

Learjet 28/29 First produced in 1977, the Learjet 28 and 29 models were created as successors to the Learjet 25. The Lear 28 and 29 are identical apart from the 29’s additional long-range fuel tank, which reduces the aircraft’s capacity to four passengers with two pilots. The Lear 28 and 29 were the first Learjets [...]

By | 2017-06-30T15:10:20+00:00 June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

The History of Learjets: 23-25

Learjet 23 First delivered in 1964, the Learjet 23 was the very first Learjet model. It essentially created its own category of fast and efficient business jets, and other manufacturers followed suit. Now owned by Bombardier, Learjets were initially produced by the Lear Jet Corporation. Due to a noise compliance issued by the FAA in [...]

By | 2017-06-28T17:24:24+00:00 June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Breaking Down the Differences Between the Falcon 2000 and Its Variants

Falcon 2000 Dassault built the Falcon 2000 with economy in mind. The goal was to build an economical large jet that would remain consistent with Dassault’s reputation for excellent performance. The original Falcon 2000, certified in 1994, was built as a smaller, twin-engine alternative of the three-engine Falcon 900. It comes equipped with General Electric/AlliedSignal [...]

By | 2017-04-24T16:45:19+00:00 April 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Hiring an Aviation Attorney? 3 Questions You Should Ask

In all of the time that I’ve been working on aircraft transactions, a few have fallen through because of economic conditions: the stock market fell, the price of oil plummeted, a company hit hard times. Several deals have been aborted for undisclosed damage history. But more often than not, aircraft transactions get squirrely because attorneys [...]

By | 2017-03-02T15:54:36+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Charter vs. Ownership – What Are the Costs?

There are so many variables in aircraft ownership that it’s difficult to accurately predict how much it will cost you to own a plane. What does your credit look like? How many hours are you flying every year? Will you allow others to charter it on a Part 135 certificate? If so, for how many [...]

By | 2017-01-23T09:57:41+00:00 January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

5 Fastest Single-Pilot Jets

Citation CJ4 Cruise Speed - 442 knots Cessna’s most advanced Citation Jet, the CJ4, is the fastest single-pilot plane in the world, by far, at 442 knots. First delivered in 2010, the CJ4 is powered by two Williams FJ44-4A turbofan engines that produce 3,621 pounds of thrust each. Cessna’s goal with the CJ4 was to [...]

By | 2017-01-12T10:56:48+00:00 January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Comparing the Costs of a Citation XLS and King Air 350

Let’s say you own a business with locations in Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, and Miami. You typically carry a team of about four to seven colleagues with you between cities, and you’re flying 200,000 miles per year. Because they are popular charter aircraft—especially with Wheels Up, we’re going to compare a [...]

By | 2016-12-05T16:01:32+00:00 December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Need A Great Pilot?

Good Pilots Are Getting Harder Find The U.S. Air Force has 723 fighter jet pilot openings, according to a report issued earlier this year. Air Force Secretary Deborah James indicated in an interview with The Washington Post, that the shortage is already a crisis in need of a pay-boost. With the Air Force cutting readiness [...]

By | 2016-12-02T10:50:50+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments
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