The G650, now in development from an all-new design, extends the venerable Gulfstream line with even more range and a bigger cabin.
Designer Ed Swearingen drew on decades of aviation experience to create the SJ30, seeking a balance of range, speed, efficiency, and comfort.
Based on the popular Legacy 600, the 650 will provide longer trips for up to 14 passengers with an extra 575 miles of range, while retaining the same comfortable cabin layout.
The original Eclipse Aviation company spent 1.4 billion dollars to develop the light twin-engine jet, but went bankrupt in the process.
Diamond’s sleek designs show its motor-glider heritage, with long graceful wings and a slippery all-composite fuselage.
The 900LX, the latest iteration in this model line, was certified in July 2010.
Cirrus continues to work on its Vision SF50 jet with hopes of starting deliveries in 2013.
The 172S is the most recent incarnation of the Skyhawk, a model that Cessna has delivered more than 43,000 examples of in various iterations since its introduction in 1955—making this single-engin
The Citation X has long held the title of fastest civilian aircraft (although Gulfstream is working to usurp that spot with its G650, scheduled to start deliveries in 2012).
The CJ2+ added 300 pounds of payload compared to the CJ2 model it replaced, and boosted range, speed, and time to climb. The cockpit was upgraded with Collins Pro Line avionics.