Articles in Aviation

As the jet soars over the California coastline, Dave Ryan grins. Ryan, a 10-year veteran of...
Photograph by Peter Aegeter
The origin of the phrase "have your ass in a sling" is a matter of debate. In his Encyclopedia of...
Mike Van Staagen is a big man; he stands 6-foot-4, with broad shoulders and long legs. Not...
The personal minijet now is on the arrival screen. Just as deliveries of very light jets (VLJs)...
In 1995, Maurício Botelho embarked on a suicide mission. The engineer had been tapped to save...
The fractional jet operator Bombardier Flexjet (www.flexjet.com), a recent Robb Report Best of the...
Photograph by James Lawrence
We are hurtling toward rust-colored rocks. But John McAfee, sitting in front of me, seems relaxed...
There is a good reason why the business aircraft made by France’s Dassault Aviation resemble...
Three minutes after takeoff from runway 4 at Honolulu International Airport, at about 3,000 feet...
As an instructor, Steve Saleen might be better suited for the Bob Bondurant racing school, for...
On a March afternoon eight years ago, Swiss native Bertrand Piccard, then 41 years old, flew the...
Photograph by Victoria Arocho.
It’s like a waltz," says 25-year-old Eric Tucker, "like being on a dance floor, looking into your...
The P-38 fighter plane known as Glacier Girl is expected to complete its mission to England in...
According to Dale Klapmeier, cofounder and vice chairman of Cirrus Design, customers are lining...
NetJets Since 1986, when richard Santulli, a Goldman Sachs executive at the time, decided that he...
Bombardier Flexjet (800.353.9538, www.flexjet.com), the subsidiary of the manufacturer of Learjet...
Sentient Jet In the past year, Sentient Jet has joined the ranks of the largest flight-services...
As the number in its alphanumerical designation indicates, the Cessna Citation CJ4 (800. 423.7762,...
Delta AirElite Business Jets, the jet charter operation owned by Delta Air Lines, continues to...
Marquis Jet Marquis Jet cofounder and CEO Kenny Dichter provides a succinct reason why Marquis once...

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