Articles in Aviation

Photograph by Caesar Lima
Several years ago, the fractional aviation industry realized that it was grossly underutilizing a...
When the first 787 VIP rolls off the assembly line in Everett, Wash., in a few years, Boeing will...
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Kirk Hawkins is no stranger to taking risks. He has flown F-16s in the U.S. Air Force, raced...
Embraer’s beginnings were humble. In 1960, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer began designing its...
Zero Gravity Corp. currently holds a monopoly on the market for weightless flight, but various...
Photograph by Paul Bowen
When shopping for personal aircraft, potential buyers often consider such factors as size, range,...
Illustration by Edwin Fotheringham
When the plane, a Boeing 727-?200, reaches an altitude of 22,000 feet above the Nevada desert, the...
Though it will not begin deliveries until 2010, Hawker Beechcraft already has received more than...
When the going gets tough, the tough invest in the future. Amid layoffs, restructurings, and...
Innovative though the Citation Mustang is, its development is grounded in a long-standing business...
In 1911, Clyde Cessna charged people 50 cents apiece to watch him perform aerial stunts over Kansas...
Photograph by Neil Rabinowitz
Like most aviation consultants, James Wakeford tells lots of stories about things that have gone...
There are many excellent helicopters that operate successfully from the decks of yachts. Yet there...
Cross a yacht with an RV and add wings, and you’d have something close to the Grumman Goose. This...
Aviation consultants are a fairly new breed. Bill Quinn, a consultant based in Portsmouth, N.H.,...
Photograph by Jerry Wyszatycki/Avatar Productions
For very practical reasons, aircraft interiors are made of light, durable materials that happen to...
The Gulfstream G650 (www.gulfstream.com) soon will supplant the G550 as the company’s—if not the...
The Swiss-made Pilatus PC-12 turboprop is made to tackle hard work in the world’s more remote...
The "S" in the name of the new Acclaim from Mooney Airplane refers to the craft’s most...
FFor two years now, many of the aviation consultants who assist Robb Report (see page 369) have...

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