XOJET Around the World: Chicago, Illinois

September 8, 2012  |  Pilots

XOJET captain Cort de Peyster snapped this gorgeous aerial shot of Chicago. See more of Cort’s and other XOJET pilots’ pictures in the Facebook album “XOJET Around the World.”

XOJET Around the World: St. John’s, Antigua

August 14, 2012  |  Pilots

Clear blue waters, white sandy beaches and a birds-eye view of it all. A picture-perfect scene from the skies of St. John’s, Antigua, courtesy of XOJET pilot Cort de Peyster.

See more of Cort’s and other XOJET pilots’ pictures in the Facebook album “XOJET Around the World.”

XOJET Around the World: 51,000 ft above Texas

August 6, 2012  |  Pilots

XOJET captain Cort de Peyster’s altimeter may show an altitude 51,000 feet (that’s in the stratosphere), but the real show is outside the Citation X’s cockpit.

If you look closely, you can see the Earth’s curvature contrasting against the dark sky.

 

Check out more of Cort’s and other pilot submitted photos in the “XOJET Around the World” Facebook album.

XOJET Around the World: Yosemite National Park, California

July 19, 2012  |  Pilots

On a recent flight from Reno to L.A., XOJET captain Cort de Peyster snapped this aerial shot of Yosemite National Park from the cockpit of an XOJET Citation X. Check out the “XOJET Around the World” Facebook album to see more photos from XOJET pilots.

 

XOJET Pilots Meet to Share Ideas and Reconnect

July 10, 2012  |  Pilots

By Chris DiCara, Assistant Chief Pilot, XOJET

One of the unique aspects of XOJET’s business model is that our private jets aren’t based in any one location—we simply fly them to where our customers need them, which we can do as owner/operators—our pilots can live wherever they choose.

The only downside is that our pilots may not have the chance to meet each other! So, to bring everyone together, XOJET holds a week-long pilot offsite once a year to share company updates and set operational initiatives for the following year. Because this…

XOJET at Firecracker 50!

July 6, 2012  |  Pilots

XOJET pilots Jeremy Pratt and Pete Herwig race in Firecracker 50, a 50-mile mountain bike race in Breckenridge, CO. The race began with 750 riders leading the Independence Day Parade in downtown Breckenridge and consisted of two 25-mile laps, each lap climbing 3,300 feet from a beginning elevation of 9,600 feet above sea level. Check out the “XOJET at Firecracker 50!” Facebook album to see photos from their race.

Congratulations Jeremy and Pete!

XOJET Around the World: Winslow, Arizona

July 3, 2012  |  Pilots

On a recent flight to Wisconsin, XOJET captain Cort de Peyster snapped this amazing photo of a meteor crater south of Winslow, AZ. Even from an altitude of 40,000 feet, the size of the crater is incredible. Check out the “XOJET Around the World” Facebook album to see more photos from XOJET pilots.

 

XOJET Around the World: Stuttgart, Germany

June 15, 2012  |  Pilots

XOJET Captain Cort de Peyster snapped this photo of an XOJET Citation X in Stuttgart, Germany. See more photos from XOJET pilots in the “XOJET Around the World” Facebook album.

XOJET Around the World: Jackson Hole, WY

June 11, 2012  |  Pilots

XOJET Captain Cort de Peyster shares a beautiful photo of an XOJET Citation X and the Grand Teton mountain from his flight to Jackson Hole, WY. Check out the “XOJET Around the World” Facebook album to see more photos from XOJET pilots.

Q&A with Audrey Scully: Challenger 300 Fan & Flyer

March 7, 2012  |  Pilots

In honor of the 2012 Women in Aviation Conference, the XOJET Blog is running a series of profiles of some of the great women who work at XOJET. Today, we’re excited to bring you an interview with Audrey Scully, co-pilot on the XOJET Challenger 300 super-mid-size private jet.

XOJET Blog: Audrey, tell us a little bit about you and your role at XOJET.

Audrey: I’m a co-pilot on the XOJET Challenger 300. I share the flight responsibilities with the Captain, but I also use it as a chance to learn, because he…