ABOARD VICTOR, THE UBER OF PRIVATE JETS

ABOARD VICTOR, THE UBER OF PRIVATE JETS

Flying back to London from Nice we encounter some turbulence that sends champagne into the air. Instinctively, automatically by this point, everyone lifts their flutes accordingly, catching it and bringing it back to safety in what resembles a financially hazardous...
New technologies for safer flight​​​

New technologies for safer flight​​​

EASY II, The Next Generation of Dassault’s Advanced Flight Deck The latest generation of our award-winning EASy avionics suite represents a major upgrade. Based on improvements in technologies, as well as feedback from operators. It now includes new features and...
THREE TYPES OF AIRCRAFT ELEVATION

THREE TYPES OF AIRCRAFT ELEVATION

Height, Altitude and Flight Level You might have heard the word altitude many times when travelling, either from the captain’s announcements during a flight or you might have seen it on the in-flight entertainment screen. But is altitude the only aircraft elevation...
Which Private Jet is right for you?

Which Private Jet is right for you?

Types of Private Jets and their amenities Have you found yourself asking ‘what private jet should I choose?’ If so, we have the answers for you. From very light jets (VLJs) up to heavy jets and executive airliners, there are plenty of different jets to choose from....
The Good, Bad & Ugly of Airline Food

The Good, Bad & Ugly of Airline Food

The Meal High Club Over the past decade of air travel, food waste from airlines has increased significantly as they work hard to improve their culinary offerings. Join us as we delve into the culinary world of commercial airline food and gourmet private jet charter...
The Very Best Light Jets in the Sky Today

The Very Best Light Jets in the Sky Today

Very Light Jets A decade ago, very light jets (VLJs) were a buzzword in the aviation world as plane manufacturers saw the huge potential for small, efficient, and simple jets. A number of canceled and troubled endeavors have dampened that enthusiasm. Even so, there...
How Things Work: Flying Upside Down

How Things Work: Flying Upside Down

Gravity and other forces conspire against conventional flight, but they are positively Machiavellian about inverted flight. Pity the first pilot who rolled inverted and sailed blithely along. Only to hear the engine cough and die of fuel starvation. When the gas...
This is why most aircraft are painted white

This is why most aircraft are painted white

Why are airplanes commonly painted white? It doesn’t just have scientific advantages, but it also costs quite a bit less. As they say, white goes with everything, right? Commercial planes are generally white because of these reasons: white color provides a thermal...
This Is What A 900 Knot Closure Rate Looks Like

This Is What A 900 Knot Closure Rate Looks Like

Aircraft flying in RVSM airspace have 1,000 feet of vertical separation, which can look really close. Especially when your closure rate to another aircraft is over 900 knots. Here’s what it looks like from the flight deck. Quoted
Solar Impulse: Zero fuel plane lands in Cairo

Solar Impulse: Zero fuel plane lands in Cairo

The Sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse (Zero fuel plane) has finished its penultimate flight, landing in Egypt’s capital, Cairo. It took off from the Spanish city of Seville at 04:20 GMT on Monday, taking just over 48 hours to make the trip. The zero fuel plane...