Archive for the ‘Aircraft Models’ Category

Penthouse in the Air – The First Ever BBJ 787 – 8

Friday, October 7th, 2016
BBJ 787 - 8 Credit: Kestrel Aviation Management

BBJ 787 – 8 Credit: Kestrel Aviation Management

The first ever BBJ (Boeing Business Jet) 787 – unveiled at the 2016 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland. Boeing 787 Dreamliners which serve as commercial aircraft, carry between 240 and 335 passengers. But this one unveiled at Geneva has been transformed into a 40-passenger private jet. (more…)

Dreamliner – Boeing 787 the New Entrant in Private Jet World

Friday, July 1st, 2016

China’s HNA Group, the parent company of Hainan Airlines, will take delivery of the glamorous shiny new 787 Boeing Business Jet (787 BBJ), in the third quarter of 2016. This private jet will have a range of 9,800 miles or 17 hours of flying time, with only 40 passengers (VVIP) on board (wherein the commercial 787 carries 300 passengers), luggage, fuel and a whole lot of swanky amenities at service in flight. The price tag of the 787-9 commercial carrier is approximate $250 million whereas this business jet will cost Hainan Airlines $300 million. (more…)

Lilium – not only a Flower in Your Garden but also a Flying Car in Your Garage

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Lilium Jet

Credit: Lilium GmbH

If you are a business tycoon or an elite rich or very high profile celebrity who has a mansion with a huge garden having open space (flat land) of 15 meters x 15 meters, then you can take off from there and there itself to reach 300 kms or 180 miles, with an hour’s time from the second you decide to do so. Lilium an electric operated private jet or a Flying car. (more…)

The HondaJet, Honda’s Entrance into the Aviation Industry

Saturday, December 12th, 2015
HondaJet Ryabtsev

Credit: Creative Commons/Sergey Ryabtsev

Honda, the corporation most well-known for its development and building of extraordinary lines of automobiles, home-improvement implements, and motorcycles, has ventured into the new and different territory of manufacturing private jets. (more…)

The most luxurious and Expensive flights

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Tired of over-crowded airports and travelling with irritating fellow passengers in the plane? Take the experience of travelling via plane to a whole new level with our exclusive assembly of private jets, that we have put together just for you.

1) Airbus A380

Credit: Creative Commons/Kenneth Iwelumo

Credit: Creative Commons/Kenneth Iwelumo

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Plastic Planes for a Greener Future!

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Credit: Airbus/YouTube

Credit: Airbus/YouTube

The aviation industry is taking a hit for being a big contributor to global warming. The industry releases more CO2 that is needed. However, experts are working on ways to minimize the release of this gas.

Who Needs A Helicopter Pad When The Upper Deck Of Your Yacht Is A Plane?

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Russian designer, businessman, and writer Vasily Klyukin’s new design for a concept yacht has the potential to give yacht owners even more freedom on the open seas. He has named the concept yacht Monaco 2050, inspired by the city and year he hopes his creation will come alive.

MONACO 2050 3

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NASA Goes Green After Funding Research for Eco-Friendly Passenger Planes

Friday, June 12th, 2015
Credit: NASA

Credit: NASA

NASA, the US space agency prominently known for breaking air speed records, rejuvenated supersonic passenger travel with a reported investment of $6 million. NASA granted eight groups funding to research and develop quieter and greener superonic jets for commercial air travel. Supersonic air planes were seemingly extinct following Concorde’s last flight in 2003. However, with NASA’s backing, we are likely to see commercial airliners zooming at the speed of sound by 2025. Global flight times would dramatically reduce with supersonic commercial planes. (more…)

ACJ320neo – Redefining Corporate Jet Standards

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
Credit: ACROPOLIS AVIATION

Credit: ACROPOLIS AVIATION

Acropolis Aviation has just signed a deal with Airbus stating that they will be the launch customer of the new ACJ320neo, said to be entering service early 2020. Acropolis Aviation, one of Europe’s top luxury air charter companies, states that the new charter plane will have a range of 6,000nm/11,100km giving it the capability to fly from London to Los Angeles, London to Johannesburg or London to Tokyo direct and London to Sydney with only one refueling stop! The ACJ320neo will also have 1,033 square feet of cabin space and the capacity to hold 140 bags and seat 19 passengers. Interior photo’s of the new private jet charter have not been released yet but from the looks of Acropolis’ ACJ319, which began operations in 2010, we can expect top of the line performance and a luxurious VVIP (Very Very Important Person) cabin. (more…)

Its official: Bournemouth Air Festival confirmed for August 19

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Image source: bournemouthair.co.uk

How would you typically like to spend the school holidays with your friends and family? An outing or a trip to an entertaining place with your loved ones is usually an attractive option.  I guess, a stopover to the ‘Bournemouth Air Festival’ would surely guarantee an enjoyable experience for the young ones as well as the adults. (more…)