Many people dream of owning a private plane but only a few are able to manifest the dream. If you too are among the handful few, private jet charter flights are likely to be an everyday affair. Calling agents to check the availability of private jet charter flights and booking a charter plane, however, can be time-taking, and even annoying, if you are a frequent flyer. That’s when buying a private jet represents an ideal way out. Contrary to common notion, buying a jet doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are a number of private jets that you can buy without having to break the bank. In this post, we list five such luxury jets. Read on!
1. Cirrus Vision SF50
Cirrus Vision SF50 is a low-wing, single-engine, seven-seat, very light jet aircraft manufactured by Cirrus Aircraft. Powered by a single FJ33 engine from Williams, the aircraft can touch the maximum cruise speed of 345 mph. The Vision SF50 has the maximum range of 1,100 nautical miles. Cirrus Aircraft is using composite materials to construct the jet, owing to the fact that the material promises better fuel-efficiency, resistance to corrosion, design flexibility, and durability. Additionally, the charter plane features a Ballistic Recovery Systems parachute, a one-of-its-kind feature in a private plane. Cirrus Aircraft is accepting the bookings for Vision SF50 at US$1.96 million.
2. Stratos 714
Being designed and produced by Stratos Aircraft, the Stratos 714 is 4-6 seater jet that falls under the very light jet category. The aircraft is powered by a single FJ44-3AP from Williams and can cruise at the maximum speed of 477 mph. Stratos 714 can fly 1,975 nautical miles in a single refill. The Stratos 714 airframe is mainly made up of carbon fiber composite that have high strength-to-weight ratio, exceptional aerodynamics, and negligible fatigue or corrosion issues. You can book Stratos 714 aircraft for US$2.5 million.
3. Cessna Citation Mustang
Citation Mustang is the flagship business class, very light private jet aircraft by Cessna Aircraft Company. The aircraft can seat 4 passengers along with a pilot. Powered by a couple of PW615F turbofan engines from Pratt & Whitney, the Citation Mustang can attain a maximum cruise speed of 391 mph. The plane has a maximum range of 1,167 nautical miles, which is ideal for a business class jet plane. Additionally, the plane features a low-wing cantilever monoplane design with a retractable tricycle landing gear. The company has already developed and delivered more than 400 successful units and is geared up to produce more. You can book yours for UD$3.35 million.
4. Embraer Phenom 100
Phenom 100 is a very light jet manufactured by Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer. The plane can seat 4 passengers in normal configuration and up to 7 with a single crew. The plane is powered by two rear-mounted PW617-F turbofan engines by Pratt & Whitney and can go to a maximum cruise speed of 448 mph. Maximum flying range that Phenom 100 can achieve is 1,178 nautical miles. The airframe of Phenom 100 contains around 20 percent composite material giving it the required strength-to-weight ratio and minimum corrosion issues. At the moment, over 340 Embraer Phenom 100 are in service. You can order the aircraft at US$4.1 million.
5. Honda HA-420 HondaJet
The first aircraft developed by Honda Motor Company, HA-420 HondaJet is a low-wing monoplane. The aircraft has an overwing engine mount configuration, which maximize the cabin space to achieve lower wave drag even at a high speed. Powered by two pylons mounted HF-120 turbofan engines by GE Honda Aero and reaches the maximum cruise speed of 424 mph. The jet has a maximum range of 1,206 nautical miles. Honda is using lightweight materials to design the jet to ensure it achieves optimal fuel efficiency. Additionally, the plane features a retractable tricycle landing gear with a nose landing and single wheeled main gear. The Honda HA-420 HondaJet is available for purchase at US$4.5 million.
These aircraft are some of economically priced luxury jets you can get your hand on. Buying any of these planes not only saves you from the hassles of book private charter flights, but also ensure you arrive in style, wherever you go. If you require assistance for buying a luxury jet, Horizon Air Group can help. We help our customers in private aircraft acquisition by simplifying the process. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, we are a one-stop destination for private plane flights and sales and acquisition services. Providing end-to-end guidance on private jet charter acquisition in, we also specialize in aircraft brokerage and refurbishment. If you wish to learn more about our services, simply call at (877) 720-2770 or fill out our contact form and one of our consultants will get in touch with you, shortly.