Aviation

The Learjet 85 ( www.bombardier.com ), the latest model from Bombardier Business Aircraft, will be...
The Dornier Seastar looks like a prop created for a James Bond movie. It has the hull of a boat,...
Several years ago, the fractional aviation industry realized that it was grossly underutilizing a...
Robbb Report spoke with Abercrombie & Kent founder Geoffrey Kent in Los Angeles during a recent...
1937 Spartan 7W Executive In 1937, the Halliburton Oil Well Cementing Co. of Duncan, Okla., paid...
Embraer’s beginnings were humble. In 1960, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer began designing its...
Zero Gravity Corp. currently holds a monopoly on the market for weightless flight, but various...
When the first 787 VIP rolls off the assembly line in Everett, Wash., in a few years, Boeing will...
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...
Kirk Hawkins is no stranger to taking risks. He has flown F-16s in the U.S. Air Force, raced...
Innovative though the Citation Mustang is, its development is grounded in a long-standing business...
In 1911, Clyde Cessna charged people 50 cents apiece to watch him perform aerial stunts over Kansas...
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...
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...
Aviation consultants are a fairly new breed. Bill Quinn, a consultant based in Portsmouth, N.H.,...
NetJets’ purchase options range from a one-half share of a jet (corresponding to 400 flight hours...
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...
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...
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...

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