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July 5, 2018
Plane diagram

Turbo-props vs Jet Engines – What’s the difference?

I’m often asked “what is the difference between a turboprop and a jet”, especially those new to aviation, says Chris Ralphs President of Great Circle Air Charter. In technical terms, it all comes down to the engine – which type of engine does the aircraft have? When speaking about a turboprop (short for turbo propeller) engine, the gases produced by the output of the turbine engine drives the propeller, which in turn generates the aircraft’s power. If you’re looking at […]
July 4, 2018
Air charter private cargo jet

Looking for a warehouse in the clouds?

This $225 million Boeing 787 is here. Imagine if you owned a 2,400 sq. ft. warehouse with the ability to fly to anywhere in less than 17 hours. […]