Tag Archives | Mustang

Want to buy your own P-51 Mustang replica?

The AOPA Pilot Blog has brought our attention to FK Lightplanes, a small-aircraft manufacturer based in Poland, and its FK51 Mustang – a 70%-scale replica of the famous P-51 Mustang, an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War. The aircraft only weighs 1,000 pounds (a limit for ultralights in […]

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Best of the Web

Reliving a Historic Flight Across the English Channel. Tracy, the blogger behind the Around the Pattern blog, has mentioned an article from the Sun-Sentinel in Palm Beach about a Florida professor who was planning to relive a historic flight across English Channel on Saturday. Specifically, the professor is reliving Harriet Quimby’s flight over the English […]

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A fraction of a jet for a fraction of the cost

If god had meant us to fly he’d have given us more money. Buying a jet is expensive. Even an ‘entry-level’ jet like the lovely Cessna Citation Mustang is just under $3m. This is where fractional ownership operators like NetJets come in. (Full disclosure, NetJets is a client of my company Articulate Marketing.) Like timeshare […]

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Mustangs for PPLs

“Twice the fun, speed and safety.” That’s the promise of flyMustang.com according to its boss, Ruchir Gupta. Offering charters, fractional ownership, low-cost seats on ‘dead-head’ positioning flights and self-fly shares in Cessna’s Mustang VLJ, the company offers PPLs the chance to fly P1 in a light jet without spending millions to buy one. Most pilots […]

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