Best of the Best 2011: Business Aircraft: UltraLong-Range: Dassault Falcon 7X

    The Dassault Falcon 7X (201.440.6700, www.dassaultfalcon.com) is perfect for travelers in need of a versatile jet that excels at both medium- and long-range trips. The $50.1 million aircraft nimbly handles short runways, high altitude, and hot weather, thanks to such aerodynamic features as winglets and leading-edge wing slats. Its three engines are efficient enough for the 7X to burn less fuel than many two-engine aircraft do when making similar flights. The jet seats a maximum of 19 passengers, cruises at 573 mph, and has a 6,800-mile range (when carrying eight passengers) that enables it to fly nonstop along nearly all of the world’s most frequently traveled routes.

    Photo by Gulfstream Aerospace
    FREE PREVIEW: The Gulfstream G650ER is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections...
    FREE PREVIEW: The Dassault Falcon 900LX is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections…
    The dark carbon fiber is set against white leather chairs and a bright-red divan…
    Photo by Jessica Ambats
    The additional routes include flights between Los Angeles and New York and Santa Monica, Calif.,...
    The $1.15 million aircraft, now certified in Europe, can seat seven passengers with plenty of room...
    Photograph by Isaac Brekken
    The 50th anniversary Airbus copter’s special paint job took 600 hours to complete…
    The fastest plane in its class, the nearly $3 million turboprop awaits FAA certification…
    Photo by Celia Rogge
    Building on the success of its chartered flights to the Hamptons, Blade now offers trips to more...
    The revered London designer brings elevated elegance to Boeing and Airbus business jets…
    The space, complete with gaming tables and a bar, is meant to foster passenger interactions…