Aviation

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...
There is a good reason why the business aircraft made by France’s Dassault Aviation resemble...
Three minutes after takeoff from runway 4 at Honolulu International Airport, at about 3,000 feet,...
As an instructor, Steve Saleen might be better suited for the Bob Bondurant racing school, for...
On a March afternoon eight years ago, Swiss native Bertrand Piccard, then 41 years old, flew the...
It’s like a waltz," says 25-year-old Eric Tucker, "like being on a dance floor, looking into your...
The P-38 fighter plane known as Glacier Girl is expected to complete its mission to England in July...
As the number in its alphanumerical designation indicates, the Cessna Citation CJ4 (800. 423.7762,...
Sentient Jet In the past year, Sentient Jet has joined the ranks of the largest flight-services...
Bombardier Flexjet (800.353.9538, www.flexjet.com ), the subsidiary of the manufacturer of Learjet...
HondaJet With its long, narrow nose and two jet engines perched on pylons above its wings, the...
NetJets Since 1986, when richard Santulli, a Goldman Sachs executive at the time, decided that he...
Mooney Acclaim The first thing you will notice about any Mooney aircraft is its tail. Slanted...
Marquis Jet Marquis Jet cofounder and CEO Kenny Dichter provides a succinct reason why Marquis once...
Jet Aviation A Jet Aviation client from the United States ran into a problem recently while...
Executive Jet Management (513. 979.6700, www.ejmjets.com ), the jet charter and management company...
Bombardier Flexjet ( see here ) offers two flight-card programs. Skyjet (888.275.9538, www.skyjet...
According to Dale Klapmeier, cofounder and vice chairman of Cirrus Design, customers are lining up...
Delta AirElite Business Jets, the jet charter operation owned by Delta Air Lines, continues to...
As the plane readies for takeoff, a controller’s voice comes over the headphones: "We’ve got an...
Erik Lindbergh showed how far general aviation has progressed over the decades, when, five years...
Private helicopter/airplane hybrids are winging our way. As of December, fliers had placed 65...
August Henningsen, the CEO of Lufthansa Technik, remembers the 2000 Olympics well. “That was when...
Five years ago, Honda Motor Co. engineer Michimasa Fujino wrote a technical paper in which he...
For an Allied pilot in World War II, few sights were as fearsome as that of the German...
In the sky above the Kalahari Desert, near the Jwaneng diamond mine in south central Botswana, one...

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