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    G550 and G650 – A Pilot’s Perspective

    A comparison between the Gulfstream G550 and Gulfstream G650, from a pilot's perspective. Written by Ivan Luciani.

    Comfort and health tips on board: what can we do to have a more comfortable and healthy experience while traveling

    Comfort and health tips to have a more pleasant experience while traveling.

    Fortaleza – Jericoacoara by private jet. The guide for upscale travellers

    Boasting one of Brazil's top-ranked beaches and the world-famous Emerald Sunset, Jericoacoara is surely the most iconic destination of the northeastern state of Ceará.

    How to become an Air Taxi pilot: a step-by-step guide for future professionals

    A step-by-step guide to become an Air Taxi pilot, with tips and additional information.

    Pilatus PC-12 vs. King Air B250: which one is a better fit to your mission?

    This article elaborates on the characteristics of two aircraft considered leaders of their category: the twin-engine American Beechcraft King Air B250 and the Swiss-made single-engine Pilatus PC-12. Which one is a better fit for your mission?

    Is it safer to fly in an air taxi-certified airplane?

    Every now and then, it's worth reviewing how does the airplane certification impact the safety procedures of the domestic operators...

    Our Story

    Flapper was launched with a particularly ambitious mission: to bring executive aviation to the mainstream traveller. The idea was born was born out of a need for accessible on-demand private aviation services, including flights to airports inaccessible to commercial ... Read more »

    Air Taxi Sector in Brazil

    With a fleet of 1978 private jets, Brazil is widely considered the world’s second largest business aviation market in the world. But how much of it is true and are there really any meaningful opportunities for the innovation within ... Read more »

    What are “Empty Leg” Flights?

    Yup, you've heard it before, but what does this quirky terminology really mean? With the rise of social media, the term "empty leg" took off and at a binary rate and became synonymous with a unique opportunity behind a ... Read more »