____________________FLY the EAST COAST !
What We Do
Private Aircraft Operations from Manchester,NH
TRAVEL for BUSINESS or PLEASURE!
If you live or work in Southern NH and have places to go on the US East Coast, Eastern Canada or the Bahamas, but the airlines don't fly there, or it would take too long, or you don't like airline flying, or it's too far to drive, or you want privacy, then buy a private plane! Let us fly you in it, or let us train you to fly it. Ride in the back or ride up front; it’s YOUR choice.
You'd be able to fly WHERE you want to go, WHEN you want to go, to one or more destinations and come home the same day - no layovers, no hotels, no wasted time. Or you could fly to your destination and stay for as long as you want. It's all up to you! This flexibility is accomplished through the private ownership of light high-speed aircraft.
Not only would you be able to fly to the cities the airlines serve, you'd be able to fly to HUNDREDS of smaller cities they don't serve (see "Destinations" below). It’s almost like door-to-door service. In fact, the airlines fly to only 10 East Coast airports from Manchester; we fly to 486!
The easy access airports we fly to have private terminals with private conference rooms and private parking areas. No parking fees, crowds, airline personnel, security guards, waiting lines, shoe and belt removal, x-raying, body-scans, pat-downs or "re-accommodation".
When you fly in your own private plane, you will never miss your flight because your flight will not leave until you’re ready to go. Your luggage will never be lost or damaged because your belongings fly with you. You will never deal with ticket or gate agents because your pilot will personally escort you to and from your plane. You will never have assigned seating because you can sit wherever you want. You will never feel like a sardine because every seat is a window seat. You will never be locked in the plane for hours on the ground because your pilot will return to the terminal at your request. You will never be subjected to the noise of public transportation because you decide who is on board. You will never be hungry or thirsty because you can bring whatever food you want on board. You will never wait forever to disembark after landing because of the small number of people on board. You will never waste time because your pilot will expedite the flight from start to finish.
No rushing, no waiting, no wasted time, no aggravation, no stress, no headaches, no sweat (see "Gallery" below). Experience how easy it can be to travel by air. Simplicity made possible through private aircraft ownership.
AIRCRAFT OWNERSHIP PLANS
OWN IT, CO-OWN IT or LEASE IT!
Owning or leasing a private plane is not just a luxury for mega-corporations or high-profile people. It’s THE SOLUTION for individuals and businesses who demand the freedom to fly where and when they want for business or pleasure.
A private plane offers speed, safety, comfort, security, flexibility, privacy AND SAVES TIME. Your plane would be ready to take you, your family, pets, friends, associates, employees, clients, equipment or cargo to YOUR destinations, on YOUR schedule. Work on board, enjoy the view or just relax in the peace and quiet.
Fly in air-conditioned, heated and pressurized comfort. Ride in the back as a VIP passenger or ride up front with your pilot. You can even learn how to fly your plane - hands-on - because your pilot is also an experienced Certificated Flight Instructor (fractional, air charter and jet card operators do NOT allow owners in the cockpit)!
We offer customized plans to own, co-own, lease or time-share a private plane to be based and hangared at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (KMHT). You can: 1. buy a plane and fully own it, 2. co-buy a plane and own it with one or two other buyers, 3. lease a plane as the sole lessee, or 4. time-share a plane solely or with another lessee. YOU decide.
Whether you travel frequently or occasionally, locally or regionally, there's a piston, propjet or fanjet that will work for you. Choose the airplane that's right for your mission. Average trip length and number of passengers/weight of cargo are of primary importance. Then cruise speed, flight time, runway requirements, parts support, ground support, acquisition costs, variable costs and fixed costs must be examined before purchase.
One size does NOT fit all, so we recommend appropriate new or used aircraft for you based on your needs and budget, then YOU make the buying decision (as opposed to fractional operations, where you MUST buy a fraction of ONE airplane model that is supposed to work for ALL owners; that fraction represents an airplane that is flown all day every day by 8 to 32 “owners”, so the value of a fraction diminishes rapidly from high usage). We recommend 10 different models that will suit anyone’s East Coast travel needs (see "Aircraft Selection" below).
You can own a good, used piston twin for $300k, a propjet for $900k or a fanjet for $1.5MM. Divide these numbers by two or three co-owners and you can see how low your capital outlay could be. Or you could lease a plane as an alternative to ownership, giving you a monthly business expense instead of a balance sheet entry, via sole leasing or time-share agreement. After you make your ownership decision, we manage your plane for you.
LEAVE the DETAILS to US!
Let us show you the most sensible and cost-controlled way to own or lease a private plane, WITHOUT the complicated contracts, excessive fees and rapid devaluation of fractional operations:
Step 1. We recommend the appropriate aircraft based on your travel requirements AND budget with the lowest acquisition cost COMBINED WITH the lowest variable operating cost, PILOT INCLUDED, plus the lowest fixed cost available! This feat is accomplished as the result of our 43 years of commercial aviation experience.
Step 2. We search the marketplace to select the right aircraft for you, then you (and your co-buyers, if any) approve and agree to move forward with a title search, visual and flight checks and a pre-buy inspection;
Step 3. We have the pre-buy done on the aircraft and its logbooks by a third-party Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic and then analyze the results;
Step 4. We put our heads together and when everyone concerned is satisfied with the aircraft and inspection report, you secure financing through loan or lease arrangements, then purchase or lease the aircraft via a business entity recommended by your attorney;
Step 5. We fly the plane home to Manchester and manage it for you: liaison, registering, insuring, badging, hangaring, maintaining, updating, cleaning, scheduling and flying, all at a fraction of the cost of a corporate flight department! We handle the day-to-day management of your aircraft, while you maintain operational control.
INITIAL to ADVANCED, PISTON to JET!
Learn to fly by purchasing your own plane (fully or with co-buyers) and we'll train you how to fly it. Ab initio to Advanced!
Learn to fly for fun or for business, starting in a two or four seat airplane. Good used primary-training planes can be purchased for the price of a good used late-model pick-up truck!
As you gain knowledge and experience, you can step up to faster and higher-flying aircraft. Whether it's a piston, propjet or fanjet, we can make you a proficient pilot in whatever airplane you choose to fly.
Train at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and learn to fly with confidence around fast-moving aircraft and heavy jets. Learn to operate in busy airspace and how to fit in with multiple arrivals and departures. Learn how to fly in weather and how to respect Mother Nature. Learn the common-sense approach to flying.
Fly with Dana R Jackson, an 8000+hour Airline Transport Pilot and Multi-Engine Instructor, who was trained by Raymond H H Jackson, B-24 Liberator Flight Crewmember, Robert L Shields, B & W Aviation Chief Pilot, Wilson L Byerhoff, American Airlines 747 Captain plus many others. Dana is a graduate of Hawthorne College, Antrim, NH and FlightSafety International Academy, Vero Beach, FL. He can give you the insight and training to be a safe, solid and conscientious pilot.
We train US Citizens for Student, Recreational, Private, Commercial, Airline Transport and Sport Pilot Licenses, Light Sport, Complex Airplane, High-Performance Airplane, Pressurized Aircraft/High Altitude and Tailwheel Airplane Endorsements and Instrument and Multi-Engine Ratings.
Plus we offer Mentoring, Biennial Flight Reviews, Instrument Competency Checks and Personalized Ground and Flight Instruction.
We take pride in our training methods and the success of our students. If you make the commitment to learn, we make the commitment to teach! We ask for 100% because we give 100%.
Member National Association of Flight Instructors.
Choose Your Own Airplane!
Beechcraft 58P Baron
Pressurized Piston Twin
For mid-altitude all-weather flying, 5 seats, 200KT cruise speed, $300k used purchase price, $590/hr variable cost, model years 1979-1986
Pressurized Piston Single
For mid-altitude all-weather flying, 5 seats, 190KT cruise speed, $400k used purchase price, $384/hr variable cost, model years 1989-present
Pressurized Propjet Single
For high-altitude all-weather flying, 5 seats, 250KT cruise speed, $900k used purchase price, $664/hr variable cost, model years 2001-present
SOCATA TBM 700A
Pressurized Propjet Single
For high-altitude all-weather flying, 6 seats, 290KT cruise speed, $1.4MM used purchase price, $803/hr variable cost, model years 1991-1998
SOCATA TBM 700B
Pressurized Propjet Single
For high-altitude all-weather flying, 6 seats, 290KT cruise speed, $1.5MM used purchase price, $803/hr variable cost, model years 1999-2002
Beech C90B King Air
Pressurized Propjet Twin
For high-altitude all-weather flying, 8 seats, 230KT cruise speed, $1.5MM used purchase price, $1141/hr variable cost, model years 1992-2005
Cessna Citation Mustang
Pressurized Twin Fanjet
For high-altitude all-weather flying, 6 seats, 330KT cruise speed, $1.5MM used purchase price, $1218/hr variable cost, model years 2006-2017
SOCATA TBM 700C2
Pressurized Propjet Single
For high-altitude all-weather flying, 6 seats, 280KT cruise speed, $1.7MM used purchase price, $803/hr variable cost, model years 2003-2006
Pressurized Single Fanjet
For high-altitude all-weather flying, 5 seats, 300KT cruise speed, $2.0MM used purchase price, $867/hr variable cost, model years 2016-present
SOCATA TBM 850
Pressurized Propjet Single
For high-altitude all-weather flying, 6 seats, 310KT cruise speed, $2.0MM used purchase price, $890/hr variable cost, model years 2006-2013
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