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JetSuite, BlueStar Jets, Celebrity Jet Charter and Delta Private Jets all offer private jets for rent. The four companies have websites that provide fleet information, company and management details and rate options, and... More »

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It is possible to buy decommissioned fighter aircraft for private use provided that the weapons and other sensitive military hardware is stripped out of the aircraft before it is sold. Laws regarding the purchase of fore... More »

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Jim Carrey, John Travolta, Tom Cruise, Harrison Ford and Morgan Freeman are some movie stars who own private jets. Angelina Jolie is another celebrity who owns an airplane and is licensed to pilot it. More »

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Civilians can purchase military jets, though the jets must be completely disarmed before the U.S. government allows them to be taken into possession by a prospective owner. Most jets purchased by civilians are older mode... More »

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It is not uncommon for many types of modern fighter jets to sustain speeds of one to two times the speed of sound. However, there are a number of jets that are capable of travelling much faster. The world's fastest jet i... More »

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Fifth-generation fighter jets from around the world include the Chengdu J-20 in China, the Mitsubishi ATD-X in Japan, India's HAL AMCA and the Lockheed F-35 Lightning II in the United States. The fifth-generation of figh... More »

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