Jet Journal

Jet Journal: Third Pilatus PC-24  Prototype Takes Flight

Jet Journal: Third Pilatus PC-24 Prototype Takes Flight

The third and final Pilatus PC-24 prototype, P03, which also represents the series aircraft standard, completed its first flight March 6 from Buochs airfield in Switzerland. The jet, registration HB-VSA, flew for two hours and five minutes within central Switzerland. This flight marks another important milestone in the Pilatus PC-24 development program. The aircraft, designated Read More

Jet Journal: Citation Sovereign+  and Citation Latitude  Awarded Steep  Approach Certification

Jet Journal: Citation Sovereign+ and Citation Latitude Awarded Steep Approach Certification

The Cessna Citation Sovereign+ and the Citation Latitude have attained FAA and EASA steep approach certification, adding operational capability to the midsize business jets. The certification allows the aircraft to fly approach angles of up to 6.65 degrees, which is necessary to access European destinations such as London City Airport (LCY) and Lugano Airport (LUG) in Switzerland. Read More

Jet Journal: Five on the Fly

Jet Journal: Five on the Fly

WHO: Randy Harmon – Owner COMPANY: Harmony Air Flight school, aircraft rental, aircraft management, charter WHERE: Nashville, TN QUALIFICATIONS: Lt Col, USAF (Ret) CFI, CFII, MEI, CSIP, AGI, SES, ATP 1. Can you describe the mission of Harmony Air? Currently, we operate with 12 pilots and 18 aircraft (we began with just three pistons back Read More

Jet Journal: Two Nights in Reno

Jet Journal: Two Nights in Reno

A glimpse inside the glamorous life of a corporate pilot We arrive in Reno following a very bumpy descent out of FL410, with 25-knot crosswinds on the approach to 16L and a nasty wind shear being advertised by the tower. Our four veteran business jet passengers are on a recruiting trip for graduates of the Read More

Jet Journal: Flying For a Cause – Part 1

Jet Journal: Flying For a Cause – Part 1

Part 1: The “Why” of Charitable Flying If you’re like many Twin & Turbine readers, the path to the left seat of your cabin-class aircraft has been a rewarding one. You’ve been blessed with a successful career, financial security and a fulfilling lifestyle. Flying most likely played a central role in your professional and personal Read More