Travelers are provided with a variety of choices when it comes to private jets. The charter market has hundred of models when it comes to private aircraft. The different aircrafts come in a variety of size and styles to fit the different needs of the customers.

 

The client tends to prioritize different factors when it comes to choosing a private jet. Some are interested in the cost-effectiveness while some focuses on convenience and luxury. Other factors to considers when choosing a private aircraft includes speed, luggage space, and flight duration.

How to decide the private aircraft you want

The process of choosing the perfect aircraft that suite your needs can be very complex and technical with many variables with much important decisions to make in the process.

To make things easy, we have provided four popular kinds of aircraft and their specifications in the paragraph below. They are also provided with different examples and prices.

Turboprop Aircraft

These are the most cost-effective aircrafts for short journeys. They are also known as Private Propeller or Small Prop. They can move in a non-stop range of 1500 miles with the cruising speed of 300 Knots which make them a better preference for a short trip. Most of these aircrafts also offer a short field landing capability and agility. This also gives them the ability to move in and out of remote airports in short time.

TYPES AND PRICES OF TURBOPROP AIRCRAFT

The following are the top three popular turboprops with their specifications

AircraftSeatsSpeedRange
BN2 Islander8160 kts1000 nm
Cessna C208 Caravan9171 kts970 nm
Beechcraft BE300 Super King Air8226 kts1500 nm

 

Very Light Jets

They are also known as the VLJs. They are faster than the Turboprops and ideal for mid-range journeys for one to four passengers. The Private Jets have a non-stop range of 1700 miles and an average cruising speed of 400 knots. These jets can travel faster and further than the turboprops, and also cost-effective.

TYPES AND PRICES OF VLJs

The table bellows shows the top 3 VLJs and their specifications

AircraftSeatsSpeedRange
Phenom 3007450 kts1960 nm
Learjet 317418 kts1455 nm
Citation Mustang4330 kts1050 nm

 

Medium Jets 

Medium Jets are the most popular and cost-effective option in the private jet business. They are mostly used for flights between 2 to 4 hours. They have an average range of 200 miles and an average speed of 430 knots.

Another advantage of the medium jets is that they are comfortable and have larger baggage capacity than the previous jets. Therefore providing the style and flexibility that is needed by the customer. The most popular medium jets are shown below.

AircraftSeatsSpeedRange
Hawker 800/800XP8400 Knots2300 nm
Citation XLS8420 knots1850 nm

 

Long Range Jets

The long-range jet is the perfect ride when it comes to luxury, performance, comfort, and long flights cost-effectiveness. The Jets are also perfect for a client looking for a room during a short flight. The Long-range Jet is able to cruise at a speed of over 450 knots and 5000 miles non-stop range. These jets are able to link continents, fly faster & further, and also with a lot of space and comfort.

TYPES AND PRICES OF LONG RANGE AIRCRAFTS

The table below shows three important types of long-range aircrafts with their specifications.

AircraftSeatsSpeedRange
Falcon 7X13480 kts5950 nm
Global Express XRS/600014511 kts6055 nm
Gulfstream G65014610 kts7500 nm
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