Private jets are popular in countries like USA, UK. They are used for business trip by CEO’s of companies or for pleasure trip. Private jets are available in different sizes and model. It is chosen based on the need and requirements. Private jets range from light jet with a seating of 7 to luxury Ultra Long Range jet of 19 seats.
There are many rental company that offers private jet for pleasure trip or emergency trips. Here is the list of most popular private jets based on the sales and usage.
Citation XLS is one of the best selling jets in the world. It has a capacity of 12 passengers and 2 crew. It can go up to a range of 2,138 miles and has top speed of 506 mph. They are manufactured by Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas, USA.
2. CJ3 ( Cessna Aircraft Company)
CJ3 is an American turbofan-Powered light corporate jets manufactured by Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita,Kansas,USA. It has seating capacity of 8 passengers and 2 crew. It can go up to a range of 2,158 miles and has maximum speed of 480 mph.
Gulfstream Aerospace is the manufacturer of G550 jets. They are located in Savannah, Georgia . G550 jets can hold up to 18 passengers including 4 crews. It can go up to a speed of 562 miles. The range is 6675 miles.
4. Hawker 900XP
Hawker is another great brand in jets. It can hold 9 passengers with 2 crew members. Hawker can range up to 2,750 miles with top speed of 516 miles. Hawker jets are manufactured by Raytheon Aircraft at Wichita. It has great climbing rate and can reach 41,000 feet in 25 minutes at a maximum takeoff weight. The immediate competitor of this model is Gulfsteam G150.
5. Challenger 300
Challenger 300 jets are from Bombardier, the famous company for Jet planes. Challenger 300 are more sophisticated and high performance business jet. They have U.S cost-to-cost range of more than 3500 miles with top speed of 541 miles. It is designed for long term service. It can hold up to 11 passengers with 2 crew members.
There are rental companies which offer charter jets starting $999 during off seasons. Renting jets needs advance booking.
Here is a quick video : “Private Jet Walk Through”