Articles in Aviation

On October 14, 1947, when an Air Force captain named Chuck Yeager flew a rocket-propelled Bell XS-1...
During the last decade, the top two commercial aircraft manufacturers also have dominated the...
Near the end of a day full of speeches by scientists, entrepreneurs, and government officials...
"Out of control at or below 10,000 feet: Eject.” Of all the warnings and cautions contained in the...
You settle into a mini-suite, secluded by privacy barriers and flanked by mahogany-trimmed consoles...
Adam Katz, the genial, effusive founder of the New York–based aircraft charter operation Talon Air...
Just about every problem in our business,” observes JetNetwork COO Paul Svenson, “stems from the...
At the end of the day,” says Michael Green, president and CEO of Delta AirElite, “we can’t make...
The Socata TBM 850 six-seat turboprop has been dubbed a “VLJ killer”—a plane that offers...
TAG Aviation, Cessna’s joint-venture partner in the CitationShares fractional-ownership program,...
In 1964, Clay Lacy was the first to fly a corporate jet, a Learjet 23, to the West Coast (from...
Older companies are sometimes perceived as dinosaurs lumbering toward evolutionary dead ends, but...
Since 1967, when the late Carl Hirschmann purchased some aircraft hangars in Basel, Switzerland,...
AEXJet has grown far beyond its home in the Rockies. Today, only 20 percent of its flights...
CharterAuction has changed its name to Jets International, but its business model essentially...
People who charter aircraft often find that expenses mount in unexpected ways. Recognizing this,...
We don’t sell just charter service,” says Blue Star Jets CEO Ricky Sitomer. “We sell flexibility...
Sentient’s Jet Membership program has tripled in the 22 months that CEO Steve Hankin has occupied...
JetPASS, the jet-card program offered by fractional operator Flight Options, has been making...
Marquis Jet, a program offered by NetJets, our Best of the Best Fractional-Ownership Programs...

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