The original Premier I, certified by the FAA in 2001, was the first business jet with an all-carbon-fiber fuselage.
The HondaJet has been in the works since 1997, when designer Michimasa Fujino, now the CEO of the Honda Aircraft Company, first sketched out the idea.
CitationAir, a division of Cessna, offers jet cards that start as low as $100,000 and require just a simple, short agreement and one all-inclusive fee to get started.
The S stands for speed, and in this version of its Acclaim, Mooney added a handful of tweaks to eke out about 6 extra mph from the engine and airframe.
The Quest Aircraft Company launched in 2001 in Sandpoint, Idaho, with the aim of building a robust, reliable aircraft to meet the demands of mission operations—hauling heavy loads in
In the summer of 2010, Pilatus delivered its 1,000th PC-12, a number that shows the worldwide popularity of the versatile turboprop design.
Constructed from advanced composites, the Independence light jet features a durable lightweight airframe, a spacious cabin with a comfortable private lavatory, good fuel economy, and a glass cockp
The Hawker 4000’s construction from a strong but lightweight composite material is a first in the industry—just one of many innovative features on this jet, which is not a refinement of earlier mo
Start with as few as 10 hours at $43,900 with this charter operation owned by Delta Air Lines. A Premier Fleet option guarantees you'll fly only in the latest model aircraft.
Former motorcycle drag-racing legend Terry Vance likes to take a hands-on approach to running his business, and his new Embraer Phenom 300 enables him to do so.
The pretty yellow two-seat Cubs built by American Legend Aircraft Co. expertly blend the classic and the cutting-edge, combining old-time fun flying with the latest in technologic
Diamond Aircraft’s perky little four-seat twin-engine airplane drew a lot of positive attention when it hit
With airplane sales lagging, many manufacturers have slowed down development of new models, but Embraer is forging ahead with its Legacy 450 and 500 projects.
Piper, following the lead of other major manufacturers of personal aircraft, has added a two-seat sport airplane to the front of its line, as an entry-level aircraft.
LoPresti’s single-prop flier, the Fury, is no shaky aerobatic bird, nor is it restricted in range or speed.
Cessna won federal approval for its latest corporate jet, the CJ4, in March, paving the way for deliveries to start later this year.
Scheduled for delivery later this year, the Embraer Legacy 650 (www.embraer.com) is an improvement on the Brazilian manufactur
Fresh avionics can do a lot to revitalize an older but still airworthy airplane, and a new upgrade from Sierra Industries promises to get aging Cessna 210s back in the game.
The Dornier 328 seats 32 in its original airliner configuration, but now LiveJet, based in Indiana, has converted one to a 12-seat executive jet.
The concept of a personal jet is certainly a seductive one, but the reality has proved less thrilling.
Embraer, the Brazil-based builder of executive jets, now offers an upgraded version of its popular Legacy 600 model, with about an extra 600 miles of range.
The Flexjet 25 Jet Card program, which allows guests to customize the number of hours and type of aircraft that best meet their needs, has teamed with Olympic sponsor Jet Set Sports to offer a sel
Consumer electronic gadgets have proved the popularity of an intuitive touch screen interface, and now that experience is available in Garmin’s G3000 system for light jets and turbo-props.
Yuneec International, a British company working in China, introduced the E430, the prototype of an electric aircraft that it plans to mass-produce for the global market.
The Vancouver Winter Olympic Games’ official hospitality provider, Jet Set Sports, has teamed up with Bombardier to offer the Flexjet 25 Jet Card—2010 Gold Edition (
Helicopters may be perceived as a noisy and expensive way to travel, but they can go places that jets can’t--into the hearts of major cities, the tops of mountains, big backyards, and anywhere the
Cirrus Aircraft announced this summer that the nearly 500 buyers who have already reserved a single-engine Vision Personal Jet will pay just $1.39 million to fly it away when the first copies roll
THE GIFTA six-person suborbital spaceflight aboard Sir Richard Branson’s commercial spacecraft spaceshiptwo.
THE GIFTAn Airbus A380, the world’s largest jumbo jet.A custom megayacht.Personalized interiors for both by designer Patrick Knowles.
Hawker Beechcraft’s latest upgrade to its venerable King Air twin turboprop adds new composite winglets and increases range by more than 20 percent.