Exclusive: Hamish Harding on his world record-breaking circumnavigation flight

Exclusive: Hamish Harding on his world record-breaking circumnavigation flight

The Gulfstream crew pictured on the ramp at the Kennedy Space Center after their record-breaking flight. Fifty years ago this weekend, the five-year old Hamish Harding watched astronaut Neil Armstrong take his first steps on the moon, pictured on his

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Google Flohr

Google Flohr

In 2007 Google launched a directory enquiries free-phone line. All you had to do was stop playing Snake on your Nokia and dial 1-800-GOOG-411. It then connected you with the US business you wanted. Google did not do this because

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Simply the Quest

Simply the Quest

Daher, the French aerospace company, plans to expand its aircraft manufacturing footprint to the US with the acquisition of Quest Aircraft Company. Quest builds the Kodiak single-engine utility turboprop. Daher will now become the number one aircraft builder in Sandpoint,

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Singapore and the band was rubbish too

Singapore and the band was rubbish too

No-one attending Corporate Jet Investor Asia would claim that the Asian business jet market is going through a boom at the moment. That’s despite the record numbers attending and the fact that the majority of delegates were fairly optimistic (68%)

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EBACE 2019 – No (big) news is good news

EBACE 2019 – No (big) news is good news

The big news story of EBACE was that there were no big stories. Lots of smaller announcements and news stories but no big surprises. While this may be frustrating for local smoke machine and mirror ball companies, who love nothing

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EBACE 2019: Working on the sustain gang – Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels Conference

EBACE 2019: Working on the sustain gang – Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels Conference

EBACE 2019 actually started at TAG Farnborough Airport on Saturday with an inspiring conference focused on Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels. TAG Farnborough Airport was a fitting location for the event. It the world’s first carbon-neutral business aviation airport. The airport

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Trump shot the tariff, but it did not spook President Xi

Trump shot the tariff, but it did not spook President Xi

The sudden breakdown in trade talks between the US and China this week has surprised many and spooked stock markets. Today the US has raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports after accusing China of backing down on earlier

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IADA buy a Jet

IADA buy a Jet

Photo courtesy of Amtec The International Aircraft Dealers’ Association (IADA) – the Organization formerly known as NARA (National Aircraft Resale Association) – is going for world domination. This week, it launched a new site called AircraftExchange.Com targeting aircraft buyers. The name Aircraft Exchange is significant.

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What will happen in 2019

What will happen in 2019

As we start 2019, it is hard to remember another year when so many forecasters are predicting a downturn.  And there is a lot of ammunition for pessimists. The year 2018 was the worst 12-months for US, UK and European

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Klapmeier stepping down at Cirrus

Klapmeier stepping down at Cirrus

The year is ending on a strong note – particularly with the entry into service of the Global 7500 yesterday – but business jet deliveries are going to be down this year compared to 2017. But without Dale Klapmeier they

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