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The Stories Behind Frank Sinatra’s and Elvis Presley’s Private Jets

Originally published in the September 2015 Robb Report Private Aviation Sourcebook as "Come Fly with Me." At the start of the jet age, Bill Lear and other aircraft builders counted on celebrity endorsements—not just of their products but also of the lifestyle that went with owning a private jet. Frank Sinatra became an early adopter 50 years ago, in 1965, when he took delivery of one of the first examples of the Learjet 23.
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