Aircraft Compare

SAFE FLY AVIATION has given below a chart for a comparison of various types of aircraft for your Private Aircraft for Charter flight requirements.

Here is a summary of different aircraft types available for air charter service, their cruising speeds, and additional details:

  1. Piston Powered:
    • Speed: 200 MPH
    • Designed for up to 6 passengers flying 500 miles or less.
    • Non-pressurized and less expensive to charter than jets.
  2. Small Turboprop:
    • Speed: 230 MPH
    • Jet-powered pressurized turboprop aircraft.
    • Suitable for up to 6 passengers flying trips up to 700 miles.
    • Usually equipped with a curtained lavatory.
  3. Medium Turboprop:
    • Speed: 275 MPH
    • More spacious jet-powered turbo-prop pressurized aircraft.
    • Well-suited for up to 9 passengers on trips up to 800 miles.
    • Most have curtained lavatories.
  4. Large Turboprop:
    • Speed: 330 MPH
    • Large jet-powered turbo-prop pressurized aircraft.
    • Suitable for 10 to 50 passengers for trips up to 1,000 miles.
    • Stand-up cabins and lavatories.
  5. Light Jet:
    • Speed: 500 MPH
    • Small jet aircraft with seating for up to 8 passengers.
    • Non-stop range of 1,200 to 2,300 miles.
    • Usually equipped with a curtained lavatory.
  6. Midsize Jet:
    • Speed: 500 MPH
    • Jet aircraft with a stand-up cabin, meal galley, and enclosed lavatory.
    • Seats for up to 9 passengers.
    • Non-stop range of 1,800 to 3,000 miles.
  7. Large Corporate Jet:
    • Speed: 500 MPH
    • Large corporate jet with seating for up to 19 passengers.
    • Stand-up cabins, enclosed lavatories, full galleys, and flight attendant quarters.
    • Non-stop range of 3,200 to 7,000 miles.
  8. Airline Type Jet:
    • Speed: 525 MPH
    • Airliners ranging from a DC-9 to a B-747.
    • Seating capacity from as few as 25 to as many as 500.
    • The Non-stop range varies from 2,000 to 12,000 miles.

In addition to the above, there are single-engine and multi-engine piston aircraft suitable for short-range flights, turboprops for short to medium-distance flights, executive jets for medium to long-distance travel, heavy jets for long-range flights, VIP business jets and airliners converted for business comfort, and helicopters for accessing difficult-to-reach places.

Please note that the availability of specific aircraft and helicopters may vary depending on the location and other factors.