Private Preview2005: Aerial Acrobat

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    It is a shame that only one passenger at a time can enjoy the thrill of the two-seat LoPresti Fury. The $275,000 plane, which was conceived in the early 1990s and is expected to receive FAA certification by the end of 2005, offers a 210-mph cruising speed, aerobatic capability, a 1,000-mile range, and luggage space for several golf bags. The refined airframe design and precise pushrod and bearing controls imbue the Fury with the quick synapses and ballistics of a military fighter. Military jet ergonomics are evident in the cockpit, where the HOTAS (hands-on throttle and stick) system, as its name implies, places the controls for the flaps, trim, autopilot, and lights on the throttle and stick grips. This design minimizes any distractions for the pilot, especially during critical maneuvers.

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    The 19-passenger copter will have an extended range and features to ensure maximum comfort…
    The jet’s large floor plan allows for the addition of an office and a bedroom…
    The six-seat, twin-engine jet has a reworked interior and upgraded technology…
    The two-seat jet is being developed for both private and military flying…
    The new improvement to the BBJ private aircraft reduces drag and adds range…
    The design concept incorporates technology found on Mercedes-Benz automobiles…
    The company’s design could reduce the flight time between Washington, D.C., and Paris by 3 hours…
    The ergonomic chair promises to make long-range flight much more comfortable…
    The fractional provider recently took delivery of a custom G450LXi, with more on the way…
    The simulated fireplace replicates the heat, sound, and intensity of a real fire…