5 flights this week: It’s all about the customer

Date:
June 30th, 2015

A big part of the appeal of private aviation is in its bespoke nature – the customer can have their flights tailored to fit their exact needs. And our Flight Team like nothing better than…

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Interview with a private jet pilot: Matt Cockram

Date:
June 30th, 2015

One of my old RAF colleagues and friends Matt Cockram now flies the Global Express – one of the biggest and most luxurious long range private jets. I caught up with Matt recently to ask…

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Bring Your Dog To Work Day? That’s every day at PrivateFly!

Date:
June 25th, 2015

Friday 26th June is Bring Your Work Day. But here at PrivateFly, that’s something we do every day. Bring Your Dog To Work Day is a national charity campaign, raising money for rescue charity All Dogs Matter…

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Taking the temperature at The Paris Air Show

Date:
June 24th, 2015

Last week’s Paris Air Show hosted 350,000 trade visitors and general public, who enjoyed the static display of aircraft, demonstration flights and viewing the latest developments from over 2,000 aviation and aerospace exhibitors. The biennial…

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The PrivateFly team fly around the track

Date:
June 23rd, 2015

Our team’s aviation obsession extends to all moving things. Whether it has two wings; two wheels or four; rails or a rotor…just try keeping us away. And it’s true to say that there is more…

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Electric vehicles side-by-side: E-Fan versus Tesla

Date:
June 22nd, 2015

Some of us from the PrivateFly team were at The Paris Air Show last week. The biennial event offers a wealth of aviation sights and sounds. And the show opened with a very quiet sound…

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Plane-speaking: 20 ways to ‘speak pilot’

Date:
June 17th, 2015

At PrivateFly, our flight team includes pilots as well as all kinds of aviation experts. Excellent customer communication skills are essential in aviation, especially for pilots using voice procedures by radio. But it also has…

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The new Citation Latitude is ready for take off

Date:
June 15th, 2015

After years in the making, it was fantastic to see the Citation Latitude achieve its FAA certification last week. Cessna’s new $16M mid-sized business jet is on schedule following the initial launch announcement back in…

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Game Of Thrones Tour By Private Jet (Better Than A Dragon)

Date:
June 12th, 2015

As the fifth season of Game of Thrones comes to an end this weekend, we at PrivateFly feel the need to keep the world of Westeros alive until the next season airs. Each episode of…

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What is the future for helicopter charter?

Date:
June 9th, 2015

Last week I took part in an industry panel at HeliOps 2015 – a gathering of the UK helicopter industry, held at The London Heliport in Battersea. I was there to talk about trends in…

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