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Re: Assume it’s a pretty “crashy” aircraft

Post by Nuvolari » August 15th 2019, 9:55am

codguy wrote:
August 15th 2019, 3:17am
Unlike a certain black Gulfstream, this 1988 model is legit
https://flightaware.com/resources/registration/N555KE
Still, as a 1988, more likely than not that’s an airframe that’s been cycled a LOT making the detachable wings feature that Koi noted easier to activate than ever before...

My guess would be you are gazing upon the more affordable end of jet propulsion with a sufficient degree of deferred maintenance and electronic updates that make even a fractional owner yearn for his old Cessna 175...

But, hey, it’s probably the only yellow plane parked outside the greasy-spoon Café of your local unmanned airport...
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Re: Assume it’s a pretty “crashy” aircraft

Post by Nuvolari » August 15th 2019, 10:07am

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Dang. Eyal's made a good living separating the feebs from their dough. What would an airplane like this cost to buy/lease, and keep flying?
A good rule of thumb is $4,000 to $8,000 for the “flying hour” of a small to mid-sized private jet.

I’m not sure about older aircraft, but a used Gulfstream G450 would run $15-20MM... new, closer to a heart-stopping $40 - $45MM. However, keep in mind, you also need to set aside about $1.5MM annually to pay for staff (pilot), weather subscription, fuel, and all sorts of nickel & dime stuff (but, you know, sold gold ones).

So, to answer your question, “404 ERROR - SERVER NOT FOUND. OUTSIDE OF A CORPORATION WHO THE FUCK WOULD SPEND THAT KIND OF MONEY ON TRANSPORTATION!!?”
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Re: Assume it’s a pretty “crashy” aircraft

Post by koimaster » August 15th 2019, 10:08am

we need a photo of lalo with a uniform and flight wings that were pounded into his chest by granny.
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Re: Assume it’s a pretty “crashy” aircraft

Post by 3Flushes » August 15th 2019, 10:16am

conjurer wrote:
August 15th 2019, 9:30am
Dang. Eyal's made a good living separating the feebs from their dough. What would an airplane like this cost to buy/lease, and keep flying?
Oh, please. It's a 1988 and proly bought cheap from a DEA auction of old shit they were stuck with and liquidating with no reserves. True enough that the gas ain't cheap, landing fees, parking, lubing, tune-ups, chauffeur- the old lady proly drives, but still, the feebs and their money I reckon, indeed.
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