Aviation

The Flexjet 25 Jet Card program, which allows guests to customize the number of hours and type of aircraft that best meet their needs, has teamed with Olympic sponsor Jet Set Sports to offer a select...
Consumer electronic gadgets have proved the popularity of an intuitive touch screen interface, and now that experience is available in Garmin’s G3000 system for light jets and turbo-props. Clunky...
Yuneec International, a British company working in China, introduced the E430, the prototype of an electric aircraft that it plans to mass-produce for the global market. The appeal of the little two-...
Helicopters may be perceived as a noisy and expensive way to travel, but they can go places that jets can’t--into the hearts of major cities, the tops of mountains, big backyards, and anywhere they...
Cirrus Aircraft announced this summer that the nearly 500 buyers who have already reserved a single-engine Vision Personal Jet will pay just $1.39 million to fly it away when the first copies roll...
Hawker Beechcraft’s latest upgrade to its venerable King Air twin turboprop adds new composite winglets and increases range by more than 20 percent. With four adults onboard, the C90GTx can cruise...
The racy, powerful piston aircraft of World War II, like the Bearcat and the Mustang, are popular with pilots, but few top-quality, flyable antiques ever come on the market. And when they do, prices...
The Solar Impulse project, based in Switzerland, aims to build a solar-powered airplane capable of a round-the-world flight. In June, the team unveiled its first flying prototype, a lightweight...
Project Phoenix, based in Montreal and Dubai, provides an alternative for buyers who are frustrated in their search for a new jet at the right price with quick delivery. The company buys up used...
Nonstop flights in the long-range Falcon 7X can last up to 13 hours, so a comfortable interior is vital. Buyers now can choose a fresh new look from BMW Group DesignworksUSA. Subtle curves, designer...
Greenjets’ shared-ride charter service aims to get travelers where they want to go, when they want, with all the amenities of a private jet at an affordable price. By sharing the flight, clients can...
Join the Miami-based Air Platinum Club and you’ll get not only flight time in the club’s corporate jet fleet, but also use of two luxury yachts (complete with crew), an elegant Rolls-Royce Phantom...
Flight Options is offering the first fractional ownership opportunity with the latest jet from Embraer, the Phenom 300, giving pilots the opportunity to fly the super-light jet by the end of this...
Cubcrafters’ new Super Sport Cub is not so much a capitalist tool as a capitalist toy. The company added a bigger engine to its tried-and-true Cub design for an eye-popping power boost. The result is...
American Legend’s popular version of the classic Cub retains all the romance of the original, with the bright yellow paint scheme and a simple but elegant design. Classic, however, doesn’t have to...
A small company in Pennsylvania has been working for more than a decade to create a certified ready-to-fly version of the popular Seawind kit-built amphibian, and now they’re back at it after...
Older aircraft are a bargain these days, but if the cockpit panel has old-style “steam gauge” instruments, it can be a challenge to upgrade to today’s fully integrated all-glass computerized gear. It...
The Dutch company Carver got mixed reviews recently when it staged a “first flight” of its Personal Air and Land Vehicle (PAL-V) for a crowd of journalists and dignitaries. The aircraft that flew was...
Flexjet Fractional Jet Ownership Program – www.flexjet.com For frequent flyers who want to travel on their own schedule and avoid the crowded public terminals, private aviation can't be beat. But...
Flexjet 25 Jet Card Program – www.flexjet25.com Jet cards are a popular option for travelers who want access to private jets without the commitment of ownership. The cost per hour usually works out...
Travelers arriving via private jet to the U.K. now can book a helicopter shuttle for a quick transfer to the Battersea heliport in central London. PremiAir launched the service in February, serving...
Cabin comfort can make all the difference in whether you reach your destination jet-lagged or rested and ready for action. Roomy leather seats and stand-up space in which to move around help reduce...
Blink, an air-taxi service in Europe using a fleet of Cessna Citation Mustang four-passenger jets, is now the first operator of its kind to offer a frequent-flyer program. Ten percent of the value of...
WhiteKnightTwo, born from the creative mind of visionary aerospace designer Burt Rutan and funded by the deep pockets of Virgin CEO Sir Richard Branson, will fly in public for the first time this...
Until we all have flying cars, a helicopter is the next-best thing for getting to and from a city center, where airplanes can’t go. And Sikorsky’s venerable S-76 workhorse, originally designed to...
Up until now, anyone seeking a de Havilland Twin Otter turboprop airplane, which is renowned for its rugged versatility, would have to purchase a model 20 years or older. Fans of the airplane can now...
Flexjet, the private aviation company, is providing its clients more than just transportation this holiday season. Anyone who purchases a Flexjet 25 Expert Guide Edition fractional ownership jet card...
Despite a plethora of innovations in aircraft and automobiles in the past decade, the flying car has yet to take off. But Samson Motorworks, based in California, is hoping to change that with its...
Electric motors for airplanes are preferable to the standard petroleum-fueled piston engine for many reasons?they are quieter, vibration free, easier to maintain, emissions free, and cheaper to...
The Ecoflyer two-seat light sport aircraft also serves as a flying motor home. Need a place to stay at your destination? Bring a sleeping bag and stretch out on the cabin's built-in bed. Want to go...

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