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787 DreamJet

By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: The Freestream|

Boeing 787 DreamJet, operated by Deer Jet. it costs about $73,000 per hour to charter this corporate airliner – without extras – – compared to the $26,000 per hour prices quoted in mainstream media. Last [...]

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FREESTREAM: No Business for Amateurs

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: The Freestream|

In 1992, Mr. Alireza Ittihadieh, former derivatives banker, graduate of the business school at Boston University (with follow-up studies at the Harvard Business School), started training with Steve Hall of Hallmark Aviation. “I learned [...]

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The Making and Birth of Iconic Aircraft

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: The Freestream|

The Making and Birth of Iconic Aircraft It started with a call. Would I be interested in visiting the Bombardier factory in Montreal? Did I want to witness the making and birth of [...]

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Grin and Bear It

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: The Freestream|

Grin and Bear It The only discomfort a pilot experiences while flying the Dassault Falcon 2000S comes from the huge grin plastered on his face for the whole journey. David Zara recounts his test [...]

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Simple and Proven, Swiss Perfection

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: The Freestream|

Simple and Proven, Swiss Perfection In the PC-12, Pilatus created something that the market didn’t know it wanted, but now likes very much indeed. A proven workhorse, it is fast, practical and behaves like [...]

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Long Legged and Spacious

By | January 6th, 2017|Categories: The Freestream|

Long Legged and Spacious The Global 6000 aircraft is a revelation. From the front it looks like any other corporate jet but viewed from behind you can see some serious engineering thought was given [...]

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Come Fly With Me

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: The Freestream|

Come Fly With Me Born in the 1960s, and championed by the stars of the era, the Learjet quickly became synonymous with glamour and luxury in the air. Over 50 years later, the Learjet [...]

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Exceeding Expectations

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: The Freestream|

Exceeding Expectations Type rated to fly every type of classic Gulfstream, our reviewer, David Zara couldn’t wait to get his hands on the G650ER and his time came, not once, but twice by way of [...]

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Embraer’s Melbourne Facility

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: The Freestream|

Embraer's Melbourne Facility Embraer Executive Jets delivered the company’s 1,000th jet – a Legacy 500 ordered by fractional provider Flexjet – in a ceremony at the company’s growing new factory in Melbourne, Florida. The event [...]

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Gulfstream G450: A rendezvous in Riyadh

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: The Freestream|

Gulfstream G450: A rendezvous in Riyadh More than just a step up from the GIV, the Gulfstream G450 bridges the gap to the G550 with state-of-the-art avionics and smooth sailing for its passengers. It makes [...]

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