747-200B Air Force One vs 757-200 Trump Force One

Date:
November 11th, 2016

When Donald Trump takes office on January 20, 2017, he will be required to give up his own private jet Trump Force One for Air Force One. We compare the two aircraft.

Gulfstream to stop production of the G450

Date:
October 31st, 2016

After three decades of service, the Gulfstream G4 family is about to take its final (production) breath, with the announcement last week that no more G450s will be produced after 2018. Manufacturer Gulfstream has decided to…

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5 private jets you’ve (probably) never heard of

Date:
July 19th, 2016

When you think of a private jet, it’s the big names that spring to mind. Gulfstream’s G650 grabs headlines; the Cessna’s Citation XL is the global bestseller; and the classic Learjet is still synonymous with…

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From road to sky: Car brands who also make aircraft

Date:
April 5th, 2016

They may move thousands of vertical feet apart, but cars and aircraft have more in common than you might think. Car enthusiasts are often equally interested in aircraft – and we fly many clients to automobile and racing events such as global Formula 1…

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The A – Z of private jets

Date:
March 7th, 2016

There’s a lot of number talk when it comes to private jets. From a G650 to a Global 5000; prices; nautical miles; cabin dimensions; speeds….we spend a lot of our time talking in digits. But words are just…

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Which aviators would you invite to Christmas dinner?

Date:
December 15th, 2015

With Christmas now just days away, we’re busy making our final preparations. And while buying a turkey, wrapping presents and writing cards are all being ticked off the list, we still haven’t decided which aviators…

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When will supersonic private jets be a commercial reality?

Date:
July 28th, 2015

There has been much talk of a new era for supersonic aviation, ever since the demise of Concorde. And as with many other aspects of aviation, private aviation leads the way in the commercial sector.…

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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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Which Would You Fly In: No Windows or Glass-Bottom Aircraft?

Date:
May 29th, 2015

At PrivateFly, we are always keeping our eye out for the next innovative design that’s going to revolutionise aviation. Whether it’s new private aircraft releases, or just far-fetched ideas for the planes of the future;…

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How animals inspire aircraft design

Date:
May 8th, 2015

Last week NASA unveiled its new ACT (Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge) wing design. This is an innovative and highly-flexible aircraft wing, inspired by the movement of the wings of birds. But it’s not just futuristic…

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