Industry News

Embraer’s Upcoming Jets: Praetor 500 and Praetor 600

November 29, 2018
Embraer announced two new Aircraft at MBAA 2018: the Praetor 500 and the Praetor 600. We will be focusing on the Praetor 600 here because we see this as a real game changer in the private aircraft market. The...Read More

Fly-By: 3 Minutes in the Private Jet Market Issue 11

September 5, 2018
The 11th Issue is now available and includes articles and info for owners and users including a look inside the Falcon 8X, how to make a “No Inspection” transaction work for you and much more. You can read Fly-By...Read More

Spotlight on the Falcon 8X and Falcon 900LX

July 23, 2018
I recently had the privilege of being a guest of Dassault Aviation at the Farnborough Airshow this July 2018. They had brought their latest 8X as well as the venerable 900LX to display and I was treated to a...Read More

One of the Biggest Issues Affecting Aircraft Owners and Users Today

June 28, 2018
An issue that has been in the makings for quite some time now is Crew Shortages. Two main factors are contributing to this: 1) Airlines are retiring a large quantity of pilots who have hit mandatory retirement age, and...Read More

A Flight Changing Innovation for the Citation CJ series

June 11, 2018
Tamarack aerospace of the USA, designer and manufacturer of some highly innovative winglets for the Citation CJ series, received certification by both the FAA and EASA in April 2018  for its winglet systems to be installed on the Citation...Read More

Gulfstream Delivers 300th G650

May 4, 2018
In April 2018, Gulfstream announced the delivery of the 300th G650. This is an impressive acheivement and one that puts the G650 on track to be one of the more successful large cabin aircraft programs in history. To give...Read More

100th Cessna Citation Latitude Delivered

October 30, 2017
In October 2017,  Textron Aviation delivered the 100th Cessna Citation Latitude. The delivery occurred only 26 months since the first Latitude entered service. The jet was bought by NetJets and delivered at Textron’s headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, USA. 42 Latitudes...Read More

Pilatus delivers 1500th PC-12

July 12, 2017
On 30 June 2017, Pilatus delivered its 1500th PC-12. The PC-12 program has been one of the most successful private aviation programs in history. It’s an incredibly unique aircraft and extremely versatile. The airframe has not changed significantly in...Read More

The First Flight of the Falcon 5X

July 11, 2017
The Dassault Falcon 5X made its first flight on 5 July 2017. It was completed using prototype engines with full-fledged flight testing with the production engines to begin in 2018. Dassault selected the Snecma Silvercrest engine for the 5X,...Read More

The Curtain Closes on Citation Mustang Production

May 16, 2017
After 11 years in production, Cessna recently announced that they will cease production of the Citation Mustang. This is an interesting move as the Mustang has been a very popular seller, with over 475 produced and delivered in that...Read More