My date with the Dreamliner

Date:
August 30th, 2013

My ex-military contacts so often prove invaluable. Many of my old RAF friends and colleagues are in roles across the aviation industry and I’m lucky enough to enjoy some great experiences and opportunities through these…

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Tex the co-pilot?

Date:
August 30th, 2013

In a shameless bid to bag another private jet trip, PrivateFly’s resident Labradoodle Tex got kitted out in his pilot’s hat this morning. He’s clearly raring to fly again – and certainly isn’t one to…

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Day in the life of a private jet pilot

Date:
August 21st, 2013

As well as being CEO of PrivateFly, I also fly the Citation XLS. The role of the private jet pilot is often glamorised, but it is much more than just flying the plane. Here’s 24…

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Back To My RAF Roots: The Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight

Date:
August 14th, 2013

Recently I had the privilege of spending a day back with some former colleagues at the UK’s Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF). After leaving the RAF almost 10 years ago, I…

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Private Jets – Opposites Attract

Date:
August 9th, 2013

It’s perhaps no coincidence that this week the PrivateFly team have been sent two very different model aircraft – the Cessna Citation Mustang and Bombardier Global Express. These aircraft are polar opposites that are, nonetheless,…

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Jessica Ambats on air-to-air photography

Date:
August 9th, 2013

Photographer and pilot Jessica Ambats is one of our expert panel of judges for our Private Jet Photography Awards. She is one of the world’s best known in the field of air-to-air photography, the art of…

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Our Swiss National Day celebrations

Date:
August 1st, 2013

Today is Swiss National Day, a national holiday in Switzerland. The date is inspired by the date of the Federal Charter of 1291 and celebrates the nation’s independence. Celebrations are taking place in Swiss communities around…

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