Evolution of the Hawker 850XP

The evolution of the Hawker 850XP is pretty impressive considering its survival of a shooting war, how it remains the only midsize business jet currently approved to land on gravel and grass, and the upgrades it has received over the years. Read the full story below and if you decide the Hawker 850XP might meet…

CFS Jets Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving

As we enter into the holiday season, we first celebrate Thanksgiving and are reminded of how grateful we are for our clients, business partners, families and friends. We are extremely grateful for each of you and appreciate your continued support! In observance of the holiday, our office will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and…

Business Aviation — Another Year Leading Hurricane Relief & Hoping For A Sustained Recovery

One reason I enjoy going to the National Business Aviation Association’s annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), which was held last week in Orlando, is its diversity. Attendees range from maintenance technicians to managers of corporate flight departments, pilots and even UHNW consumers there to see the latest from manufacturers of new business jets,…

Texas Airport Boosts Local Economy

McKinney (Texas) National Airport has an economic impact on the city and surrounding area of $212 million annually, according to a recently released report by the state Department of Transportation. That equates to a 382 percent increase from the last economic impact study, conducted in 2011, which determined the facility contributed $44 million to the…

Gulfstream Brings Showroom, Sales Center to Manhattan

Gulfstream Aerospace has opened a showroom in Midtown Manhattan, bringing its design experts and sales specialists closer to customers in one of the world’s busiest business-aviation regions, the company announced this week. The nearly 8,500-sq-ft sales and design center is equipped with digital tools and thousands of materials samples to enable Gulfstream specialists to help customers customize…

Central Florida Airport To Build New Genav Terminal

Florida’s Ocala International Airport will break ground this month on a general aviation terminal that will replace the 56-year-old structure at the gateway. The $6.1 million project will be paid for with state and federal grants and airport funds. Sheltair, which operates the lone FBO at the airport, will contribute $2 million toward the construction. That amount…