November 24, 2015
AgustaWestland AW109E Power
A few relatively minor concerns notwithstanding, this feature-packed and stylish model delivers excellent value. The AgustaWestland AW109 light twin helicopter has been on the market since 1976 and has undergone several permutations, gaining weight, interior width and power along the way. Timeless Italian styling and fast speed have made this helicopter a popular choice for executive transport for decades.
November 22, 2015
“How about celebrating New Year’s Eve in Australia?” suggested my advisor. “Then you fly back across the  International Date Line and celebrate again, in Hawaii.”(Illustration: John C. Lewis)
A woman behind me muttered wearily, “If I had a million dollars, I’d never get on an airliner again.” As she spoke, holiday music was playing somewhere in the departure lounge, and I began daydreaming. If I had an extra million dollars, I thought, I’d have a Christmas wish list involving air travel, but none of it would be on an airliner.
November 16, 2015
G500 Test Flight to NBAA 2015
The flight-test Gulfstream G500 (dubbed T1) made its first cross-country trip for the 2015 National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition, arriving at Las Vegas Henderson Executive Airport on November 13.
November 8, 2015
Interior of the Gulfstream G280
Gulfstream’s G280 is a super-midsize business jet designed with fuel efficiency and short-runway performance in mind. The aircraft offers a range of 3,600 nautical miles, which gives it transatlantic capability. It can seat up to 10 passengers and provide sleeping accommodations for up to five. 
October 15, 2015
It really doesn’t take much to keep a crew happy...the bottom line is that your crew wants to know that you take their jobs seriously. (Photo: Fotolia)
Keep them happy and they’ll keep you happy. Here are seven tips.
October 12, 2015
Jet held up in maintenance (Photo: Fotolia)
A new insurance policy offers owners and operators of charter aircraft protection from loss of income should mechanical issues cancel or terminate flights. Typically the charter customer gets all the sympathy when these events occur, as the broker and/or operator scramble to find a replacement aircraft. But if you’re the owner or operator of the grounded airplane, the cancelled flight could cost you thousands of dollars.
October 11, 2015
Global 7000 in flight
Bombardier announced its Global 7000 and 8000 long-range business jets in 2010, an apparent response to Gulfstream’s G650.
October 2, 2015
Illustration of jet with passengers.
Turns out the group were just six miles up when three of their members wrote their 1966 hit “Eight Miles High.” Here’s why the song title lifted them higher.
September 30, 2015
Dassault Falcon 900B in flight
Big cabin, great short-runway performance and long legs. This has been the winning formula for Dassault’s Falcon 900 series for nearly 30 years through multiple upgraded iterations, the latest of which is the $43.3 million 900LX.


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