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VIDEO: American Airlines Shows Off Their Business Class Perks

If you haven’t flown Business Class with American Airlines, the above video wants you to know what you’ve been missing. Taking you through one woman’s experience onboard the airline’s Boeing 767, you get to see things you may no... via

Brennand Airport Invests in Fun Flying

Needing an airplane fix on the Saturday before Father’s Day I wandered over to Brennand Airport (79C), 10 miles north of Oshkosh and 4 miles west of Neenah. It is today what small, nontowered airports used to be, fence free and focused on fun flying. Maybe that’s because the public-use field is privately owned, but that […]

Hot Dog!

As mentioned a while ago, I've been awarded a slot on the 757/767, but training isn't until late October and that means I get another four months on the Mad Dog. I just had lunch with a couple of guys down in Atlanta yesterday, and though...Show More Summary

Commercial Drones Facing Pilot Shortage

3 weeks agoVehicles / Aircraft : JetWhine

To learn more about commercial drone operations, I recently attended a 4-hour introductory course for pilots conducted by Vortex UAS. The thorough presentation covered everything from history to the current legal landscape. What I did  not expect was to learn that commercial drones are facing a growing pilot shortage because they must be operated by an FAA […]

New Airbus H160 Helicopter Gets a Dramatic Video Showcasing Its Stealth

Airbus recently revealed its newest offering, the H160 medium-sized helicopter and as you can see in the video above, it’s sleek and dramatic. Boasting a composite airframe that reduces weight without having to compromise safety and strength, the... via

Mercedes-Benz and Lufthansa Team Up For Insanely Cool Private VIP Jet Cabin

In a move that has one-upped their Senzati Jet Sprinter, Mercedes-Benz has taken to the skies by partnering with Lufthansa Technik to... via

Gray Skies and Memorial Day Reflections

last monthVehicles / Aircraft : JetWhine

Most Americans today have but two connections with those who serve and have served in the military, and especially those who have perished in that service. The first is the hollow seconds it takes to utter “Thank you for your service,” an seemingly autonomic reflex when seeing someone in uniform. The other occurs should they […]

In Search of Sunshine Part IV: Cruising the Abacos

After departing Staniel Cay on the morning of March 31st, the six of us in my Piper Pacer and our rented Piper Warrior headed northeast to the island of Eleuthera, site of the Bahamas' oldest settlement (in 1646, by Pilgrims expelled from Bermuda). Show More Summary

Pilatus' New PC-24 Super Versatile Jet Gets a Round of Applause After Maiden Voyage in Switzerland

Yesterday Pilatus Aircraft sent its brand new PC-24 Super Versatile Jet out on its very first flight, which was a total success. The Swiss co... via

United Airlines Unveils New Culinary Partnership to Honor the Late, Great Chef Charlie Trotter

United Airlines has announced their newest in-flight dining offering, which has been created in partnership with The Trotter Project. Created to honor the late Chef Charlie Trotter, who was a legend in Chicago with his Michelin-starred eponymous restau... via

Delta Employees Excited for a Zac Posen Uniform Makeover

New York-based designer Zac Posen will be turning Delta aircraft aisles into a fashion runway by partnering with the airline for its new uniform program. Introduced in the above video, Posen will be creati... via

Can Airports Help Revive the Aviation Industry?

2 months agoVehicles / Aircraft : JetWhine

Can Airports Help Revive the Aviation Industry? Dear Reader / Listeners – You now have the option to listen to The Aviation Minute podcast or just read the script of the show below. If you receive Jetwhine via e-mail, you can click here to listen as well. If you’re not yet a subscriber to The Aviation Minute, Click Here to sign up […]

These Four Private Jet Charter Apps Make Summoning a Plane As Easy as Using Uber

With our reliance on smartphones, we expect everything at our fingertips at any given moment?you can book a house in Paris on Airbnb, get anything you want delivered to your door via Postmates (even if it?... via

Biz Av Pilots Have Eaten Enough [Training] Cake

2 months agoVehicles / Aircraft : JetWhine

Publisher’s Note: Every once in awhile we receive a story that’s well enough written on a timely topic that we know we want to publish it after just the first read. Meet Kyle and Linda Reynolds from Flight Level Group. Kyle is a business aviation pilot and his wife Linda is a teacher. Together they created […]

Air France Debuts New Star Chef Guy Martin Menu For La Première Fliers

Air France La Première customers may be noticing that their flights have gotten a little more Parisian lately and that's because the airline brought on star chef Guy Martin to design new signature dishes. Running through May, the new menu in... via

A High-Flying Luxury Hotel in the Sky? Four Seasons Private Jet Opens its Doors

Almost a year has passed since we first reported on the Four Seasons Private Jet and its around the world trip and now we can finally see what it looks like, inside and out. The Four Seasons has customized a Boeing 757 to be a high-flying luxury hotel... via

In Search of Sunshine, Part III: Flying the Bahamas

Never having flown a small plane to a foreign country or across a long stretch of open water, I expected the flying portion of our flying/sailing trip to be a challenge. I'm not sure what I expected - paperwork hassles, mostly, and ATC...Show More Summary

Looking Up at the Sounds & Sights of Spring

2 months agoVehicles / Aircraft : JetWhine

As aviators, the sky is where we’d rather be. While many factors conspire against the fulfillment of this desire, being attuned to and looking up at the inhabitants in the ocean of air above us sustains our connection to it, which is why spring is special, especially here in Wisconsin, where winter attenuates aeronautical activity. […]

NetJets Slashes China-Based Membership Costs More Than Fifty Percent

NetJets recently announced that they will be making their US- and European-based fractional fleets available to customers in China via their prepaid Private Jet Travel Card. Not only does the updated card connect China-based clients to hundreds of coun... via

Dear MadDog

This is one of the hardest letters I will ever write. I'm leaving you. I didn't make this decision lightly. You're a great airplane, quirks and all, and we had some great times - even when you occasionally tried to kill me or get me violated. Show More Summary

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