May 11, 2008
Airship Ventures has stationed its newly commissioned Zeppelin NT (new technology) at Moffett Field, a former U.S. Navy dirigible field, located 12 miles from the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
The 12-passenger airship features a comfortable, quiet cabin with wrap-around windows for 360-degree views, individual airline passenger seating, and a rest room. Passengers can cruise at 35 mph at altitudes of 1,200 to 1,500 feet msl.
One-hour flights around the South Bay cost $495 per person. Flights on Thursday, Nov. 6 depart at 1:35 p.m., 2:40 p.m., and 3:45 p.m. Flights on Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday Nov. 8, depart at 11:10 a.m., 1:35 p.m., 2:40 p.m., and 3:45 pm.
Bombardier has launched the 12-passenger Challenger 650 with an order from launch customer NetJets.
Sabreliner isn't just for Sabreliners anymore. New owners and management have recast it as a jet refurbishment and parts center.
Nextant, rebuilder of the Beechcraft Hawker 400 and King Air 90, has named Piedmont Aircraft as the eastern dealer for the Nextant 400XTi and the G90XT.
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