Aviation

A number of highly anticipated personal aircraft appear to have survived the recession and are moving through their certification processes and toward production. Two personal jets (formerly known as...
Magellan Jets, leader in private aviation, have recently announced the first ever 25 Hour WIFI JET CARD. The latest addition to their growing list of options available for their customers to further...
Kenn Ricci, a 30-year veteran of the private-aviation industry who founded Flight Options and is the principal of its parent company, Directional Aviation Capital, agrees with the widely held view...
Few, if any, flight-service providers have come out of the recession unscathed. Indeed, a number of once-thriving companies have shut down or minimized their operations (See “Two Sides to the Story...

Larry Bean has been with Robb Report since 1998. As the executive editor, he works primarily with the editors and writers involved with the magazine’s automotive, motorcycle, collectibles, and private-aviation coverage. He is based in Massachusetts, where he teaches communications courses at Boston University. He has been an editor of magazines, newspapers, and books for more than 20 years.

In his role as editor of RobbReport.com, Bailey S. Barnard oversees all editorial content for the Robb Report website, weekly eNewsletters, and social media outlets. He previously served as an associate editor at Robb Report, covering the home-electronics, personal-technology, private-aviation, yachting, and craft-brew industries and occasionally writing stories in the automotive, travel, spirits, and dining categories.

The 16-month construction of a global headquarters and airport hub for XJet at Dubai World Central’s Aviation City has begun. The new center should be fully operational by December 2014 and will...
Terrafugia Transition ✪Like the jetpack, the flying car is part of a future that was supposed to...
Icon A5 ✪Icon Aircraft’s debut model is primed to jump-start a new segment of the recreational-...
HondaJet ✪The HondaJet is the shining hope of the personal-jet industry. It has been in the works...
Chapman Freeborn has partnered with One Authentic Properties to offer private air travel directly to One’s collection of privately owned villas and chalets in the south of France. For a stay at any...
Cirrus Vision SF50 ✪For pilots, the leap from propeller airplanes to jets can be daunting. The...
Le Sereno and Magellan Jets are offering a new package through the end of the year that includes beachfront accommodations at Le Sereno in St. Barts with roundtrip private charter flights to the...
Over the last decade or so, the Bra­zilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has forced its competitors to change the way they approach business-jet design. Founded in 1969, Embraer initially built only...
Acclaimed as the Pilatus PC-12 and its newer NG variant may be, they are single-engine turboprops, and so they have their limitations. Specifically, the 322 mph maximum cruise speed of the PC-12 NG...
With the recently unveiled Bombardier Challenger 350 ( www.businessaircraft.bombardier.com ), the Canadian aircraft manufacturer aims to stay ahead of the performance curve. Bombardier expects to...
Flaris , a new aviation company based in Poland, made an unexpected appearance at the Paris Air Show in June with its prototype of a single-engine personal jet, the LAR01. The all-composite design...
A range of diverse and innovative products were unveiled at this year’s annual European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva. While the market is improving, especially in the United...
The New Falcon 2000S business jet is more agile than the 2000LX—meaning it can take off from and land on shorter runways—but it cannot cover the same distance. Its range is about 700 miles shorter...
Robb Report ’s Private Aviation Forum is where the members of our Private Aviation Advisory Board discuss the hot-button issues that directly affect jet owners, fractional-share holders, and fliers...
Maybe flying privately is a necessity for you, not a luxury.
Icon partnered with Cirrus to produce the recreational, towable, carbon-fiber light-sport aircraft...
The Cessna Citation sovereign has always defied classification. Its coast-to-coast range, 12-passenger seating capacity, and 500-plus mph cruising speed can place it in the super midsize category...
Bigger, Faster, Better: Cessna’s new business jets—the Citation M2, Citation Ten, Citation Latitude...
The high-performance Gulfstream G150 burns 170 gallons of fuel per hour, making it the most fuel-...
The capabilities and cost savings associated with the Embraer Phenom 100 have made it the world’s...

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