VLJ News - VLJ Comparisons

Performance, price and delivery information for current production Very Light Jets as well as VLJ aircraft in development. Data is updated as new information is available. Please contact the very-light-jet.com team if you would like to see additional information included or have a questions concerning any data listed in the VLJ News VLJ Comparison.

 

VLJ

Construction

Pax

Cruise *

Range **

Ceiling

Takeoff Landing

Price

Delivery

A700
AAI Acquisition, Inc.
Carbon Fiber 7 340 kt 1100 nm 41 K ft     $2.25 M 3/08
  Annual MX Cost $72,961 Cost Per Hour $835.92        
D-Jet
Diamond Aircraft
Carbon Fiber 5 315 kt 1350 nm 25 K ft     $1.38 M  TBD
  Annual MX Cost $32,000 Cost Per Hour $424.75        
Eclipse 550
Eclipse Aerospace
Aluminum 6 370 kt 1125 nm 41 K ft 2345 ft 2250 ft $2.15 M  TBD
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
Eclipse 400
Eclipse Aviation

Carbon Fiber

4

TBD

TBD

TBD

2045 ft 2100 ft

$1.35M

4Q 11

  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
Elite
Epic Aircraft

Carbon Fiber

6-8

412 kt

1650 nm

41 K ft

   

TBD

2009

  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
HondaJet
Honda
Comp./Aluminum 6 420 kt 1180 nm 43 K ft 3120 ft 2500 ft $3.65 M 2010
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
Independence
Spectrum
Carbon Fiber 6-9 415 kt 2000 nm 45 K ft     $3.65 M 2009
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
Javelin
Aviation Tech Group
Carbon Fiber 1 500 kt 1000 nm 45 K ft     $1.5 M 2008
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
Mustang
Cessna Aircraft
Aluminum 6 340 kt 1150 nm 41 K ft 3110 ft 2380 ft $2.53 M 10/07
  Annual MX Cost $72,961 Cost Per Hour $581.33        
Phenom 100
Embraer
Aluminum 4 360 kt 1160 nm 41 K ft 3400 ft 3000 ft $2.85 M 2008
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
PiperJet
Piper Aircraft
Aluminum 6-7 360 kt 1300 nm 35 K ft     $2.19 M 2010
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
SF50
Cirrus Aircraft
Comp/Aluminum 5-7 300 kt TBD 25 K ft     $1.72 M TBD
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
SmartJet
Maverick Jets
Comp./Aluminum 5 290 kt 1250 nm 22 K ft     $899 K TBD
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
SoloJet
Maverick Jets
Comp./Aluminum 5 350 kt 1200 nm 31 K ft     $1.25 M TBD
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
SPn
Grob Aerospace

Carbon Fiber

6

TBD

1800 nm

41 K ft

   

TBD

10/07

  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour    
Sport-Jet
Excel-Jet
Comp./Aluminum 4-5 375 kt 1000 nm

25 K ft

    $1 M TBD
  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
Stratos Aircraft
714

Comp./Aluminum

4

414 kt 1585 nm

41 K ft

   

TBD

TBD

  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          
Victory
Epic Aircraft

Carbon Fiber

4-5

320 kt

1200 nm

28 K ft

   

$1 M

TBD

  Annual MX Cost   Cost Per Hour          

* High Speed Cruise
** IFR Range
† Takeoff Distance (Sea Level, ISA, MGTOW)
Annual MX Cost are based on published Fixed Costs per Year
Average Cost Per Hour are based on Variable Cost plus Fixed Cost Per Hour as published