Icon A5, the sporty amphibious plane

The ICON Aricraft, a consumer sport plane manufacturer founded by Kirk Hawkins, an engineer and former US Air Force F-16 fighter pilot, recently unveiled a sporty amphibious plane called the Icon A5. The A5 features a high-strenght, lightweight carbon fiber airframe and is powered by a reliable, 100-hp Rotax 912 ULS engine that runs on [...]

Blink – A new private jet taxi service

With oil skirting $130 a barrel and demand for business-class travel slowing, it’s not the best time to launch an airline . However, Forbes reports that Peter Leiman and Cameron Ogden, two Harvard Business School graduates are launching the new private jet taxi service, Blink, on June 12. Blink’s current flight plans take you through [...]

Hawker Beechcraft Launches Latest Business Jet, the Premier II

Hawker Beechcraft, the business jet spinoff of Raytheon has released their latest jet, the Premier II. Evolving from the successful Premier IA, the Premier II will feature higher cruise speeds, a 20 percent longer range with four passengers and an increased payload… while still offering the largest cabin and most technologically advanced single-pilot business jet [...]

Cirrus – The Jet

Cirrus Design’s The Jet is a next-generation aircraft planned as a transition from the Cirrus SR22. The jet is not intended to compete with very light jets like the Eclipse 500 and the Cessna Citation Mustang. It is intended for the personal use market and will be comparable to the Diamond Aircraft Industries D-Jet. It [...]

Mooney Delivers First Acclaim Type S

Mooney Airplane Company has delivered the first Acclaim Type S—the fastest single engine production piston airplane in the world—to an Illinois dentist. The Acclaim Type S was introduced by Mooney in October of 2007. Priced at $599,500, it is powered by a Teledyne Continental Motors IO 550-G engine and equipped with dual Kelly Aerospace turbochargers [...]

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JetSuite, A New Company By The Founders of JetBlue

A cadre of senior management from airlines that changed the rules in commercial aviation are now expecting to change the way people own and operate private jets. Through JetSuite, private jet owners can fly their planes whenever they want and yet still receive $25,000 per month in return for allowing the company to charter the [...]

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