Although the wings of an airplane may seem purely utilitarian, like the tires on a car, they are, in fact, marvels of engineering and design.
Blink, an air-taxi service in Europe using a fleet of Cessna Citation Mustang four-passenger jets, is now the first operator of its kind to offer a frequent-flyer program.
Hawker Beechcraft’s update of its 400XP business jet, the $8 million Hawker 450XP (www.hawkerbeechcraft.com), feature
The Learjet 85 (www.bombardier.com), the latest model from Bombardier Business Aircraft, will be the company’s first all-co
The Dornier Seastar looks like a prop created for a James Bond movie. It has the hull of a boat, the wings of an airplane, and two big turboprop engines placed back-to-back above the cabin.
1937 Spartan 7W Executive
Robbb Report spoke with Abercrombie & Kent founder Geoffrey Kent in Los Angeles during a recent promotional tour for the company’s new Abercrombie & Kent Residence Club, which launched thi
Several years ago, the fractional aviation industry realized that it was grossly underutilizing a costly asset: its aircraft.
Kirk Hawkins is no stranger to taking risks. He has flown F-16s in the U.S. Air Force, raced motocross, and logged almost 1,000 skydives.
Embraer’s beginnings were humble.
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When the first 787 VIP rolls off the assembly line in Everett, Wash., in a few years, Boeing will send the new aircraft to a completion center of the purchaser’s choice for custom-designed interi
When shopping for personal aircraft, potential buyers often consider such factors as size, range, payload, and speed, among others.
When the plane, a Boeing 727-?200, reaches an altitude of 22,000 feet above the Nevada desert, the uniformed, perky flight attendants give the all-clear sign.
In 1911, Clyde Cessna charged people 50 cents apiece to watch him perform aerial stunts over Kansas in his state-of-the-art Silver Wings monoplane.
Innovative though the Citation Mustang is, its development is grounded in a long-standing business formula from a solid company, one that has had only four chairmen since 1927.
Though it will not begin deliveries until 2010, Hawker Beechcraft already has received more than 70 orders for the next model in its line of light business jets, the Premier II (
When the going gets tough, the tough invest in the future.
There are many excellent helicopters that operate successfully from the decks of yachts.
Like most aviation consultants, James Wakeford tells lots of stories about things that have gone wrong.