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FAA Jets With Extra Bits

The engineer in me is always pleased by a plane with extra bits added.  This Learjet 60 was departing San Jose.  As it taxied out, you could see a lot of extra probes on the front fuselage and some antennae … Continue reading

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One More JetStar

Considering how few JetStars there are around, they seem to make a disproportionate appearance on the blog.  This one is another active example.  My friend, Paul, was telling me how he had seen an example at McCarran on a previous … Continue reading

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Customs Citation

Cessna Citations are not the most exciting business jets.  The original versions are particularly uninspiring with their simple design and unswept wing.  Normally I might not even bother if I came across one.  This example showed up at Davis Monthan … Continue reading

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The French Government Comes to Town

Catching a cool bizjet is nice but coming across one that is a bit special is even better.  I almost missed this one.  I was focused on something else when I looked up and saw something on the approach.  At … Continue reading

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At Last a Lineage

Embraer is a company that has made a phenomenal transformation in the last decade or so.  From being a small, state owned company that met local needs, it became a power in the regional aircraft sector.  Once they had become … Continue reading

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Sands and Their Little Jets

The casino business is obviously a bit of a money-spinner (well, for almost everyone who owns a casino!).  In Las Vegas, the casinos put a lot of effort in to keeping their big money players happy.  Sands has a fleet … Continue reading

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My First Lear 75

After building on the basic Learjet family for many years, Learjet decided to update things with the Lear 45.  This was a new design for them, even if it was based on many of the original Learjet design features.  It … Continue reading

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A Surprise Private 757

If you spend a day somewhere, you can get absolutely nothing out of the ordinary.  Alternatively, you can be somewhere for a short time and get a really lucky break.  I was down in Hayward awaiting an unusual Airbus movement … Continue reading

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I Never Expected a Sabreliner

Corporate jets show up at SFO on a regular basis.  They will be the usual Gulfstreams or Bombardier jets.  However, every once in a while something really unusual will show up.  I would love to say that it was part … Continue reading

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One of the Bigger Corporate Jets

There are plenty of types of corporate jets.  However, some organizations (or individuals) decide that what they really need is something a little larger.  How about a Boeing 767-200?  This one was shooting an approach to SFO.  The owner is … Continue reading

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