Articles in Aviation

Mike Van Staagen is a big man; he stands 6-foot-4, with broad shoulders and long legs. Not...
In 1995, Maurício Botelho embarked on a suicide mission. The engineer had been tapped to save...
The personal minijet now is on the arrival screen. Just as deliveries of very light jets (VLJs) are...
Photograph by Peter Aegeter
The origin of the phrase "have your ass in a sling" is a matter of debate. In his Encyclopedia of...
Photograph by James Lawrence
We are hurtling toward rust-colored rocks. But John McAfee, sitting in front of me, seems relaxed...
The fractional jet operator Bombardier Flexjet (www.flexjet.com), a recent Robb Report Best of the...
Kevin Cameron’s first experience with a flight school appalled him. “I walked into the rather...
Cirrus Design, maker of the impressive SR20 and SR22 piston-driven aircraft, has revealed more...
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...
Senior Editor Michael Schulze knows what you’re missing when you fly into Cibolo Creek Ranch; he...
The P-38 fighter plane known as Glacier Girl is expected to complete its mission to England in July...
Marquis Jet Marquis Jet cofounder and CEO Kenny Dichter provides a succinct reason why Marquis once...
Bombardier Flexjet (800.353.9538, www.flexjet.com), the subsidiary of the manufacturer of Learjet...
Photograph by Ken Babione/www.istockphoto.com
Executive Jet Management (513. 979.6700, www.ejmjets.com), the jet charter and management company...
Bombardier Flexjet (see here) offers two flight-card programs. Skyjet (888.275.9538, www.skyjet.com...
HondaJet With its long, narrow nose and two jet engines perched on pylons above its wings, the...

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