With a 463 mph cruise speed, a range beyond 1,700 miles, and a maximum altitude of 41,000 feet, the Piaggio Aero P.180 Avanti II (561.253.0104,
Other very light jets (VLJs) might promise more utility, value, and efficiency than the TE500 from New Mexico’s Eclipse Aerospace, but the statuses of those aircraft remain "forthcoming.
Beechcraft’s King Air line has outsold all other twin-engine turbo-prop business planes combined. This distinction speaks to the line’s longevity—47 years and counting—and its quality.
When Cirrus Aircraft debuted the single-piston, parachute-equipped SR22 10 years ago, the Duluth, Minn.–based manufacturer established new standards for safety, comfort, and performance.
A normal cruise speed of 528 mph makes the Gulfstream G150 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) one of the
Equipped with bigger, more powerful engines, the Hawker 900XP (316.676.0800, www.hawkerbeechcraft.com
The Gulfstream G550 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) is the quintessential globe-hopping business jet.
t 8.3 feet wide and 48.4 feet long, the cabin of the Bombardier Global Express XRS (514.861.9481, www.bombardier.
The Dassault Falcon 7X (201.440.6700, www.dassaultfalcon.com) is perfect for travelers in need of a
The cabin of the Gulfstream G450 (912.965.3000, www.gulfstream.com) is the same height and width as that
The $31.7 million Dassault Falcon 2000LX (201.440.6700, www.dassaultfalcon.com) is pricier than the
The most remarkable feature of the Cessna Citation Sovereign (316.517.6056, www.cessna.com) is its versatili
The Bombardier Challenger 300 (514.861.9481, www.bombardier.com) can fly coast to coast—and farther—nons
The original Eclipse Aviation company spent 1.4 billion dollars to develop the light twin-engine jet, but went bankrupt in the process.
Designer Ed Swearingen drew on decades of aviation experience to create the SJ30, seeking a balance of range, speed, efficiency, and comfort.
The G200, formerly known as the Galaxy, was acquired and rebranded by Gulfstream in 2001, expanding the Gulfstream line toward the entry-level end.