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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The company Trade-A-Plane offers a free listing on its website of available used military jets. This information can be found in the Warbirds section of its listings and features the ability to sort used military aircraf... More »

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Fighters jets are principally used to control airspace. They ensure that opponents have no access to it. They may also be used for air-to-air combat. 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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The average cruising flight speed for commercial jets is around 540 mph. This is based on the most popular commercial jets in operation, the Boeing 747 family. More »