6 - 8 Seater

6 – 8 Seater

Light jets are the most economical choice for short to mid-range trips.

  • These jets are sleek in design and typically seat 5-7 passengers.
  • They have a maximum take-off weight of under 4500 kg’s (10,000 lbs)
  • They cruise at 350 to 460 knots
  • Can fly 800 to 1,500 nautical miles.
  • In addition light jets are still compact enough to operate out of airports not accessible by many major airlines.
  • For added comfort, performance and safety most light jet aircraft have pressurized passenger cabins and often have a semi-private lavatory.
  • Annual operating expenses are generally 30% more than turboprops.

Manufacturers of light jet aircraft include Cessna, Dassault Falcon, Beechcraft Hawker & Embraer

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