Aviation

Innovative though the Citation Mustang is, its development is grounded in a long-standing business...
Though it will not begin deliveries until 2010, Hawker Beechcraft already has received more than 70...
When the going gets tough, the tough invest in the future. Amid layoffs, restructurings, and rising...
There are many excellent helicopters that operate successfully from the decks of yachts. Yet there...
Like most aviation consultants, James Wakeford tells lots of stories about things that have gone...
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.,...
The Gulfstream G650 ( www.gulfstream.com ) soon will supplant the G550 as the company’s—if not the...
For very practical reasons, aircraft interiors are made of light, durable materials that happen to...
The Swiss-made Pilatus PC-12 turboprop is made to tackle hard work in the world’s more remote...
Embraer’s Phenom 100 is often called a very light jet. But if this classification is correct, then...
The XLS jet, Cessna’s best-selling model, has received an impressive update. The company is...
The Hawker 4000 is Hawker Beechcraft’s biggest, fastest jet yet. With two powerful Pratt &...
The Dassault Falcon 7X (201.?440.6700, www.dassaultfalcon.com ) flies faster, farther, and higher...
NetJets’ purchase options range from a one-half share of a jet (corresponding to 400 flight hours...
The "S" in the name of the new Acclaim from Mooney Airplane refers to the craft’s most...
Since 1911, when Kansas farmer Clyde Cessna built a wood-and-fabric airplane and flew it from the...
In a cavernous, dimly lit room in an office building in Weymouth, Mass., dozens of people stare at...
Kenny Dichter estimates that he and his partner, Jesse Itzler, were kicked out of Richard Santulli’...
FFor two years now, many of the aviation consultants who assist Robb Report (see page 369) have...
A mock-up of the spn, the upcoming light business jet from Grob Aerospace, displays one of the...
Cirrus Design cofounder Dale Klapmeier says that when he thinks of the Cirrus SRS sport plane ( www...
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...
Mike Van Staagen is a big man; he stands 6-foot-4, with broad shoulders and long legs. Not...
The personal minijet now is on the arrival screen. Just as deliveries of very light jets (VLJs) are...
In 1995, Maurício Botelho embarked on a suicide mission. The engineer had been tapped to save...
The origin of the phrase "have your ass in a sling" is a matter of debate. In his Encyclopedia of...
The fractional jet operator Bombardier Flexjet ( www.flexjet.com ), a recent Robb Report Best of...
We are hurtling toward rust-colored rocks. But John McAfee, sitting in front of me, seems relaxed...

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