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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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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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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The new Falcon 5X is revealed

Date:
June 8th, 2015

Following its high profile concept launch back in 2007, the much-anticipated first Falcon 5X was finally unveiled to the public last week. (We were lucky enough to be one of the industry guests invited for…

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What to expect from the 51st Paris Air Show

Date:
June 4th, 2015

The 51st edition of the International Paris Air Show at Paris Le Bourget, is fast approaching. The event, which takes place 19-21 June, is held at the busiest private jet airport in Europe, and attracts…

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