When it comes to aircraft design, the crystal ball is not always clear.
Robb Report’s Private Aviation Forum is where the members of our Private Aviation Advisory Board discuss the hot-button issues that directly affect jet owners, fractional-share holders, a
Eclipse Aerospace has officially begun production of new versions of its Eclipse 550 personal jet.
Between World War I and World War II, the Waco Aircraft Co.
Capable of covering 4,600 miles when carrying four passengers, the Dassault Falcon 2000LX (201.440.6700, www.
A descendant of the Savannah, Ga.–based manufacturer’s best-selling GIV line—which has more than 500 jets in operation—the Gulfstream G450 (912.965.3000,
Practicality, performance, and comfort are trademarks of the Hawker Beechcraft King Air 350i and 250 (316.676.5034,
The capabilities and cost savings associated with the Embraer Phenom 100 (954.359.3700, www.embraerexec
The Cessna Citation CJ4 (316.517.6056, www.cessna.com) entered service in late 2010 as an addition to the Wi
At sea level, the Cessna Citation XLS+ (316.517.6056, www.cessna.com) can take off from a runway as short as
The high-performance Gulfstream G150 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) burns 170 gallons of fuel per ho
The Cessna Citation Sovereign (316.517.6056, www.cessna.com) is a bit of an enigma.
Gulfstream’s Ultralong-Range GV series has long been the private-jet gold standard, and the Gulfstream G550 (912.965.3000,
For globe-trotting passengers, a roomy and comfortable cabin is not just a luxury, it is a necessity.
The Bombardier Challenger 300 (514.861.9481, www.bombardier.com) can take off in 4,900 feet of runway an
Elbow room should not be an issue in the Hawker 900XP (316.676.0800, www.hawkerbeechcraft.com), be
Cirrus personal airplanes are known for their roomy interior comfort, and now the 2012 edition provides an even more spacious backseat for up to three passengers.
Cessna’s Citation business jets have long been lauded for their speed, reliability, and performance, but they also have been criticized for their cramped cabins.
Consider the new Eclipse 550 (www.eclipse.aero) an upgrade of the popular EA-500, which has been on the market since 2006.
The newest and largest Learjet, the 85, promises to be the fastest and most spacious aircraft in the midsize class, and the quickest way to acquire one—or rather, a part of one—is to pur
The private aviation industry shows signs of recovery, but conditions remain ideal for buying a pre-owned private jet.
While retaining its title as the world’s fastest fixed-gear single-engine piston aircraft, the Corvalis TT—formerly the Cessna 400 and before that the Columbia 400—has gained another new
Flight Options clients who travel in one of the company’s Nextant 400XTs might find the light jet familiar if they have ever flown in a Beechjet 400A or Hawker 400XP.
Dassault Falcon, based in Geneva, unveiled the Falcon 2000S with the goal of creating a full-size Falcon with a midsize price ideally suited for
Like the smaller Phenom 100, the Embraer Phenom 300 (www.embraerexecutivejets.com) is priced c
Bombardier Learjet 45XR (514.861.9481, www.bombardier.com) offers one of the most comfortable and spacio
Though categorized as a light jet because its maximum takeoff weight exceeds 10,000 pounds—just barely—the Embraer Phenom 100 (
Last year, Cessna began deliveries of its newest jet, the Citation CJ4.