The loudest noise at the ABACE show in Shanghai this year wasn't the applause for the usual show-piece announcements of Gulfstream, Bombardier and Falconjet orders from the major Chinese financial institutions
This article was written quite recently for Aviatrade's "Bizjet Advisor" magazine in China. The content is also mostly relevant to any bizjet owner who wants to investigate this ownership/operating option
OFFSHORE AIRCRAFT REGISTRY…..WHAT IS IT ?
Nowadays, one of the first questions
So, there was an announcement yesterday re. proposed layoffs at Bombardier.
This is most unfortunate for the 11% of the workforce that will see 'pink slips' over the next couple of years. However, we can't help wondering if the millions of
We noted the sad passing of Andre Turcat, the French chief test pilot for the Concorde (Aerospatiale).
Around the time of the Concorde test program, I had the privilege to meet and fly with BAC's chief test pilot, Brian Trubshaw (
Whereas most of 2014's G650 sales scraped by at above $70MM.The recent year's few post-closing (and some unauthorized pre-closing) G650 sales are beginning to look like coal in a Christmas stocking.
This year's crop of G650 sales, including some immediate post-delivery
Interesting to see Alibaba in the news; Aviatrade recently completed the acquisition of a Gulfstream G550 for the newly appointed president of Alibaba.
The G550 is now the best value in the ultra-long-range jet category and of course benefits from the