Aviation

Nobody from Earth has been to the Moon since the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, but now SpaceX says it’s time for that to change. The company, led by visionary Elon Musk, has a track record for achieving...
Bell Helicopter ’s new light single-engine 505 Jet Ranger X, which just started deliveries in March, can be ordered with a premium “MAGnificent” interior, adding less than 100 pounds in weight and...
A helicopter may seem at first glance like a simple, whirligig flying machine, but in fact it’s an incredibly complex collection of rotating parts that requires great skill to fly and maintain. How...
At the Aero show, which is held every April in Friedrichshafen, Germany, and is the biggest event in Europe for sport-aviation enthusiasts, you can’t turn around without bumping into a gyroplane—an...
The SkyView Panoramic Window — the largest window available for any passenger jet — will offer Boeing Business Jet passengers an expanded view of the world below. At 54.5 inches by 19.5 inches, the...
There is change in the air and it could alter how discerning travelers take to the sky due to the debut of Qatar Airways’ QSuite Business Class —a lofty new level of seating and service for...
At the Geneva International Motor Show last week, Airbus , the company that builds the superjumbo A380 airliner, debuted a new concept in ultrapersonal, futuristic travel: a flying car that’s fully...
Victor , the leading on-demand private jet charter marketplace, has just released its annual US booking trends for the year 2016, revealing intriguing insight into the year’s top chartered...
Sitting at one of the round high-top tables in the nearly empty Signature Terminal fixed-base operator (FBO) at Boston’s Logan International Airport, David Zipkin described his recent airline flight...
Private aviation may serve practical purposes, but Embraer’s designers want to ensure that flying on a business jet remains a singular experience. “We want to give people a reason to get dressed up...
If all goes according to schedule, you’ll soon be able to travel around Dubai in driverless passenger drones. In February, the chairman of the emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority announced it...
A production-model flying car is now on sale. Netherlands-based Pal-V has begun taking orders for two versions of its three-wheeled car that converts into a two-seat gyroplane: the fully loaded...
Planes have played pivotal roles in some of the most indelible movie scenes: Cary Grant being chased by an N3N Canary in North by Northwest , Humphrey Bogart convincing Ingrid Bergman to get on the...
A handful of aviation companies are working to bring back supersonic passenger travel—which has been elusive since the Concorde fleet retired—and one of the newer contenders, Boom , recently...
The Crystal Cabin Award is to aircraft interiors what the Oscar is to films. Earlier this year, a couple days after the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for this...
The team at DesignQ , a boutique studio based in England, was challenged by BAE Systems to create a variety of irresistible new luxury interior concepts for a regional business jet. The third of...
Private-aviation-industry veteran David Rimmer is familiar with EOS Airlines, MaxJet Airways, and Silverjet—companies that offered all-business-class flights between New York or New Jersey and London...
When it comes to travel, we say go big or go home. This year the biggest trips are taking place high in the sky, with travelers flying from one spectacular destination to the next in the ultimate...
Santa Barbara, Calif. – February 23, 2017 – Silver Air, the private jet management and charter operator based in Southern California, has launched PURE Jet Management illustrating the company’s...
Mike McCracken doesn’t think the National Business Aviation Association—the industry’s advocacy group—does enough to promote the time-saving benefits that businesses can realize when their executives...
Last month, Minnesota-based Cirrus Aircraft launched G6 , the sixth generation of its SR range of single-piston airplanes. Encompassing the manufacturer’s SR20, SR22, and SR22T models, the new...
Top-flight aviation and A-list accommodation are one call away now that XOJet and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group have partnered to pilot more convenient and carefree travel experiences. The...
For commuters tired of traffic, things may soon be looking up thanks to the Airbus Group’s Project Vahana flying car concept. According to a Reuters report, the Netherlands–based aeronautic...
Lauded as the world’s longest-range business jet, the Gulfstream G650ER is one of the fastest as well, having just set two new city-to-city records to ring in the new year. On January 10, the company...
Dassault’s Falcon 900LX business jet, which debuted back in 2010, recently underwent a preening, with the French aeronautics firm introducing an all-new upgraded cabin for the tri-jet airplane...
If you’re going on safari, or just getting away for the weekend, this concept plane by DesignQ provides the perfect ride. The U.K.-based design shop developed the Explorer for BAE Systems (a global...
A graceful sense of movement is the key feature of the new Airbus Corporate Jets Melody cabin concept . Intended for jets in the ACJ320neo family, the concept was created in-house and drew on years...
We’re all familiar with the inconveniences of commercial aviation: security lines, the interminable boarding process, cramped seating, and often-dicey Wi-Fi service, among others. Private flight can...
Are you up in the air about your favorite aviation story of 2016? Fortunately, there are hundreds of thousands of other readers just like you who have already voted with their clicks. Here, we have...
After flying through the air with the greatest of ease, the Gulfstream G600 completed its very first test flight, having successfully taken off and touched down at Savannah-Hilton Head International...

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