Will the supersonic Boom take flight in 2017?

Date:
December 6th, 2016

2017 may be the year that a new era of high speed passenger flight takes a supersonic leap forward. As earlier this month Boom Supersonic announced its prototype will take to the skies at some point late…

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What will future private jets look like?

Date:
April 13th, 2016

Early aircraft models were experimental at best. Aviation pioneers did incredible things with the resources at their disposal. But when you look at some of the amazing flying machines now taking to the skies, it’s clear we’ve…

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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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A private jet tour of 7 Star Wars filming locations

Date:
December 15th, 2015

With the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, holding its global premieres this week, fans are promised a visual feast. And while the fictional locations may be in a galaxy far far away, there’s…

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Live And Let Fly: Our favourite private jet moments from Bond films

Date:
October 28th, 2015

At PrivateFly we love a good Bond movie. Speed, stunts, gadgets, travel…for us it’s a Oscar winning combination. So we couldn’t be more excited about the release of Spectre this week, 007’s 24th outing on…

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When will private space flights be available?

Date:
October 13th, 2015

There are so many exciting space tourism projects underway, but they are growing slowly. By their nature, these projects are innovative, experimental and expensive – all of which means a launch date can be a…

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The world’s most incredible views from above

Date:
April 7th, 2015

Aircraft allow us to fly, take us farther, faster. But they also allow us to see views from the air that wouldn’t otherwise be possible. And until space flight is commonplace, it is aircraft that…

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Virgin Galactic, bitcoin and the Winklevoss twins

Date:
March 6th, 2014

Virgin Galactic has secured high-profile bitcoin clients in the shape of the twin tech entrepreneurs, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss. The Winklevoss brothers are high profile supporters of the digital currency and have a number of…

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Oscars 2014 – through the private jet lens

Date:
January 30th, 2014

While I wouldn’t describe myself as an avid film fan, at this time of year I try to make time to see some of the hot Oscar contenders. Being more than a little aviation obsessed…

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The use of GPS in aviation

Date:
February 29th, 2012

Since its launch in 1994, the Global Positioning System (GPS) has impacted our lives in many ways. Maintained by the United States government, it is freely available to anyone with a GPS receiver – including…

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