During the last several years of financial turbulence, the private aviation industry has reevaluated its business approach in order to mai
The G200, formerly known as the Galaxy, was acquired and rebranded by Gulfstream in 2001, expanding the Gulfstream line toward the entry-l
Gulfstream’s newest aircraft, which will replace the G200, is scheduled to start deliveries in 2011.
The G350, introduced in 2005, aims to provide a choice for travelers who like the spacious cabin of the bigger Gulfstream jets but don’t need
The G450, a successor to the company’s best-selling GIV series, stands out for its range and extra-long cabin, which stretches 45 feet from e
The Premier II, expected to start deliveries by late 2012 or early 2013, takes the IA to the next level—literally.
The Hawker 750 utilizes the same Honeywell engines and Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics suite as the 800XP from which it was developed.
The King Air 350i is a contemporary interpretation of a classic light twin.
King Airs have proved their usefulness over the years, with more than 6,000 flying in all corners of the world and a steady stream of model u
This addition to the venerable King Air line increases maximum gross weight by 385 pounds, almost doubling the full-fuel payload capability t
The A5 fits a special category of sport aircraft that is designed to be easy to fly and requires less training for pilots.
With two fast and efficient turboprop engines, this Italian-built airplane burns 40 percent less fuel than similar-size jets, for lower opera
Piper Aircraft continues to make progress on its single-engine PiperJet.
With its pressurized cabin, Piper Aircraft’s Mirage makes the flight levels a comfortable place for the piston pilot to travel above the weat
The Matrix is basically the same as Piper’s 1980s-era Malibu Mirage, but with an unpressurized cabin and a smaller price tag.
De Havilland stopped building the Twin Otter more than 20 years ago, but hundreds are still flying, and now a Canadian company is building br
The versatile backcountry Beaver was introduced in 1947 by the de Havilland Aircraft Company, in Canada, and gained a reputation as a workhor
The G650, now in development from an all-new design, extends the venerable Gulfstream line with even more range and a bigger cabin.
Designer Ed Swearingen drew on decades of aviation experience to create the SJ30, seeking a balance of range, speed, efficiency, and comfo
The light 40XR is a slightly smaller version of the Learjet 45 that Bombardier created by cutting about two feet out of the fuselage.
The 45XR offers substantial upgrades over its previous iteration.
With this new, clean-sheet design, the Learjet 85’s designers aimed to incorporate all the latest technologies while preserving the robust
2010 marked the 25th production year of the Caravan, Cessna’s rugged propeller-driven workhorse, which can be equipped with pontoons for a
This successor to the CJ1 launched in 2005.
The CJ2+ added 300 pounds of payload compared to the CJ2 model it replaced, and boosted range, speed, and time to climb.
The Citation X has long held the title of fastest civilian aircraft (although Gulfstream is working to usurp that spot with its G650, sche
The 172S is the most recent incarnation of the Skyhawk, a model that Cessna has delivered more than 43,000 examples of in various iteratio
Cirrus continues to work on its Vision SF50 jet with hopes of starting deliveries in 2013.
The 900LX, the latest iteration in this model line, was certified in July 2010.
Diamond’s sleek designs show its motor-glider heritage, with long graceful wings and a slippery all-composite fuselage.