Aviation

When shopping for personal aircraft, potential buyers often consider such factors as size, range,...
When the plane, a Boeing 727-?200, reaches an altitude of 22,000 feet above the Nevada desert, the...
Zero Gravity Corp. currently holds a monopoly on the market for weightless flight, but various...
Embraer’s beginnings were humble. In 1960, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer began designing its...
Kirk Hawkins is no stranger to taking risks. He has flown F-16s in the U.S. Air Force, raced...
In 1911, Clyde Cessna charged people 50 cents apiece to watch him perform aerial stunts over Kansas...
When the going gets tough, the tough invest in the future. Amid layoffs, restructurings, and rising...
Though it will not begin deliveries until 2010, Hawker Beechcraft already has received more than 70...
Innovative though the Citation Mustang is, its development is grounded in a long-standing business...
Like most aviation consultants, James Wakeford tells lots of stories about things that have gone...
There are many excellent helicopters that operate successfully from the decks of yachts. Yet there...
Cross a yacht with an RV and add wings, and you’d have something close to the Grumman Goose. This...
Aviation consultants are a fairly new breed. Bill Quinn, a consultant based in Portsmouth, N.H.,...
For very practical reasons, aircraft interiors are made of light, durable materials that happen to...
The Gulfstream G650 ( www.gulfstream.com ) soon will supplant the G550 as the company’s—if not the...
Since 1911, when Kansas farmer Clyde Cessna built a wood-and-fabric airplane and flew it from the...
NetJets’ purchase options range from a one-half share of a jet (corresponding to 400 flight hours...
The Dassault Falcon 7X (201.?440.6700, www.dassaultfalcon.com ) flies faster, farther, and higher...
Kenny Dichter estimates that he and his partner, Jesse Itzler, were kicked out of Richard Santulli’...
The XLS jet, Cessna’s best-selling model, has received an impressive update. The company is...
Embraer’s Phenom 100 is often called a very light jet. But if this classification is correct, then...
The "S" in the name of the new Acclaim from Mooney Airplane refers to the craft’s most...
The Swiss-made Pilatus PC-12 turboprop is made to tackle hard work in the world’s more remote...
In a cavernous, dimly lit room in an office building in Weymouth, Mass., dozens of people stare at...
FFor two years now, many of the aviation consultants who assist Robb Report (see page 369) have...
The Hawker 4000 is Hawker Beechcraft’s biggest, fastest jet yet. With two powerful Pratt &...
Cirrus Design cofounder Dale Klapmeier says that when he thinks of the Cirrus SRS sport plane ( www...
A mock-up of the spn, the upcoming light business jet from Grob Aerospace, displays one of the...
Would anyone pay $80 million for a private jet that can reach 1,220 mph but is prohibited by...
As the jet soars over the California coastline, Dave Ryan grins. Ryan, a 10-year veteran of Learjet...

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