A private jet aircraft is a great show of wealth and luxury. Today a private jet aircraft is within easy reach for many people because you don’t have to buy one outright to have one.
There are so many options available to you today. If you are looking at buying your own private jet aircraft the next couple of pages will inform you on the best plane manufacturers.
Following those pages is information on chartering, fractional ownership and using a flight card program. So what are you waiting for?
Donald Trump Boeing 727
Michael Donovan is the pilot who flies this private jet aircraft. Inside it you will find 24 carat gold seat belt buckles, with a bedroom and bathroom that also has 24 carat gold sink and faucets. The plane is valued at around US$50 million and has a yearly maintenance fee of about US$2 million.
Tom Cruise WWII P-51 Mustang $1million
Beech F90 $1.2million
Pitts S2 Stunt Plane $100,000
Lear Jet $14 million
Gulfstream GIV $28 million
The GIV has a jacuzzi & screening room & flies 548mph/877km/h. Tom is a licensed pilot who owns the five planes listed above.
Oprah Winfrey Gulfstream IV
This private jet aircraft can fly from Chicago to Zurich non-stop. It seats 13 people. Cost is $30 million.
Mel Gibson Gulfstream V
Has Rolls Royce engines and comes at a cost of $40 million.
Harrison Ford Gulfstream V
Ford is a licensed pilot who has been flying for many years. He actually owns three planes including a helicopter.
In 2000 George Bye, the founder and chairman of the Aviation Technology Group started the company because he wanted to bring military styled planes and their high performance, being 0.9 Mach cruise speeds to make the ultimate in personal transportation.
Boeing’s Business Jets are known as BBJ’s which is the company’s private/business sector that was started in 1996. Currently there are 100 BBJ’s in service. A proud owner is Donald Trump with his Boeing 727 mentioned above.
The BBJ3 which is expected in mid 2007 comes at a cost of $62.5million with an additional $10-$20 million to custom furnish it with items such as gold fixtures and marble countertops.
This giant multi-national company owns three of the best private/business plane companies in the world. These companies are Challenger, Learjet and Global. They also own Flexjet which runs a fractional ownership program and Skyjet which has a flight card program (more details below).