Archive for the ‘Aircraft Models’ Category

Explore The Ultra-Long-Range Bombardier Global 7500

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
Global 7500 Aircraft

Global 7500 Aircraft. Credit:Bombardier

Bombardier’s Global 7000 has changed the name to Global 7500 in the backdrop of its performance improvements that are reaching new heights and constantly surpassing expectations. The $72 million ultra-long-range jet has reportedly increased from 7,400 nm to 7,700 nm and has a top speed of 0.925 Mach assuring dependable reliability and improved fuel efficiency. What’s more? The plane would be able to fly halfway around the world in style without a stop. (more…)

Air Force Un: Kim Jong Un’s Private Jet

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
Kim Jong Un's_Il-62 Chammae

Kim Jong Un’s_Il-62 Chammae-1. Credit: CC/Raymond Cunningham

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un uses a Soviet-style private jet that is memorably dubbed as Air Force Un, in a style that is compared in scale to the U.S. Presidential jet Air Force One. The 174ft Soviet Ilyushin IL-62 is officially known as ‘Chammae-1’, or ‘Goshawk-1’ after the national bird (a native species of a hawk) of North Korea. (more…)

Which Private Jets Are The Most Popular To Charter?

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Cessna 510 Citation Mustang N416CM

Cessna 510 Citation Mustang N416CM. Credit: CC/Juergen Lehle

Imagine taking a ride in a fancy private jet that offers lavish interiors, opulent luxury, an advanced state of the art avionics, and much more. There are various categories and fliers can choose the one that suits the budget. So, are you ready to reach for the sky? We’ve handpicked some of the most popular private jets to charter for you. (more…)

Battery-Powered Electric Plane Takes Off First Flight in Australia

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Electro.Aero

The world seems all set to transcend into the future of all-electric vehicles (EVs), and it would only seem plausible that EVs would be featured in aeroplanes. In this context, startup Electro.Aero and Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel have recently started a battery-powered electric plane test flight in Perth, Australia. The test flight recently marked the first electric light-sport aircraft and was also certified in the country.

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Airbus Infinito – The First Convertible Private Jet

Monday, August 7th, 2017
ACJ319neo_Infinito_Cabin cinema

ACJ319neo_Infinito_Cabin cinema. Credit: Airbus S.A.S.

Airbus Corporate Jets and Atelier Pagani Automobili, joined hand to design a super luxurious private jet Airbus ACJ319neo, called as Infinito (infinity in Italian) jet. Atelier Pagani Automobili is an Italian company which manufactures only 45 supercars per year, the company also manufactures carbon fibre. (more…)

Stratolaunch – The world’s largest airplane by Microsoft Co-founder

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Stratolaunch

Stratolaunch – aircraft

Stratolaunch was rolled out of its hangar in the California desert recently, unveiled by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Proudly claiming to be the “world’s biggest airplane”, this aircraft surpasses Hughes H-4 Hercules, also known as  “Spruce Goose”, the enormous wooden plane that made its first and only flight in 1947. (more…)

‘Flying bum’, the biggest aircraft Airlander in the World to Hit the Skies Again

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Credit: Hybrid Air Vehicles

Credit: Hybrid Air Vehicles

The largest aircraft in the world, Airlander 10, is all set to take to the skies once again after its test flight crash last summer. A ’Flying bum’ as it is lovingly called due to its shape, measures 92ms and is one part helicopter and part airship. (more…)

China’s First Commercial Trunk Liner to Enter Skies by Mid-2017

Saturday, February 11th, 2017
C919 aircraft. Credit: Comac

C919 aircraft. Credit: Comac

The Comac C919, a narrow-body twin-engine jet is expected to make its first flight by mid-2017 as reported by the People’s Daily last week. The aircraft is built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac). It is completely the country’s own design and built aircraft. (more…)

The All New G500 – Business Jet from Gulfstream

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Gulfstream G500. Credit: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Gulfstream G500. Credit: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

The Gulfstream I (GI) the first business aircraft with turboprop engine built by the leader in the field of business jets took its first flight on 14 Aug. 1958. Its series of long-range jets have become very popular in luxury air travel. At Gulfstream, they say ‘our history defines our future’. (more…)

The Aerial Vehicle – Solar Ship – A Game Changer in Cargo Movement

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
Solar Ship. Credit: Solar Ship Inc.

Solar Ship. Credit: Solar Ship Inc.

Across the globe moving a cargo in remote places which are not accessible by roads or sea has been always a very costly and too much time-consuming affair and a cause of major concern especially during natural calamities. Solar Ship Inc. a Canadian based company has developed a hybrid aircraft technology that very well addresses this problem, also called as a flying machine. (more…)