Air International 2023-05
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D.Willis - Smooth operators
The Gulfstream G400 is due to fly this year and will be the smallest of Gulfstream’s large cabin range
The Cessna Citation Longitude is the largest member of the family
Bombardier launched the Global 8000 in May 2022 as a longer-range and faster derivative of the Global 7500
NetJets, the Columbus, Ohio-based fractional operator, has been revealed as the fleet launch customer for the Bombardier Global 8000 ultra-long range business jet
Embraer continues to be a major player in the very light and light business jet sectors with its Phenom and Praetor lines
The HondaJet 2600 concept was revealed in October 2021 but the company has yet to announce if it will proceed with the design
Certification of the Gulfstream G700 has been delayed by what the company describes as ‘regulatory issues with the FAA’
The Gulfstream G800 prototype first flew in June 2022 - the G800 should become the first of the new generation of ultra long-range business jets to enter service
The Dassault Falcon 6X is one of several new business jets currently under development
The third Falcon 6X first flew on June 24, 2021, testing and evaluating a range of systems from in-flight entertainment to environmental features
Dassault is working on the Falcon 10X as its ultra-long range, large cabin flagship
Textron received orders for its Citation XLS Gen2 from both flyExclusive and Fly Alliance
In recent years Cessna has introduced Gen2 models of the Citation M2, CJ4 and XLS+ (seen here), which primarily focused on upgrading the cabin to keep the aircraft competitive in the market