Posts Tagged ‘XOJET pilots’

Up-Lift Series: Pilots, Private Jets, and Places

July 7, 2017  |  Pilots

Introducing the Up-Lift series, an inspiring collection of moments and stories brought to you by those who create the XOJET experience. This series will feature the people behind one of the industry’s most successful companies, with a shared commitment to Advice & Service.

XOJET makes its film debut in Runner Runner, starring Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake and Gemma Arterton

October 3, 2013  |  Private Jet, XOJET

It’s not every day an XOJET plane makes it into an action-packed, blockbuster film. But when it does, ever wonder what it takes? Catch our plane in exciting scenes of the upcoming release of “Runner Runner,” the result of nearly 5 weeks of planning, support from 30 aviation experts, and a $21+ Million Dollar XOJET Bombardier Challenger 300. Read on as we take you into our own behind the scenes:

Conversations kicked off between XOJET and 20th Century Fox a month before the big shoot. To make it all happen, industry…

Born on the 4th of July: Q&A with Brad Stewart, XOJET’s New CEO

Aviation was a theme in Brad Stewart’s life even before he was born: His parents met on a charter jet flight—he was a professional hockey player, she was a flight attendant. When Stewart’s father retired from hockey, the family settled first in Cleveland—where Stewart was born on the U.S. bicentennial, July 4, 1976—and then in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where Stewart grew up. He took his first flying lessons at the age of 19 and has been an aviation enthusiast ever since.

Stewart pursued a successful career in management consulting and private…

XOJET Around the World: Vail, Colorado

March 8, 2013  |  Pilots

Got plans to snowboard or ski this spring? Check out this aerial photo of Vail Ski Resort taken by XOJET captain Cort de Peyster as his XOJET Citation X climbs out of Eagle, CO.  And if you’re in Vail, celebrate the city’s 50th birthday season at its “Spring Back to Vail” events on April 8-14.

XOJET Around the World: White Plains, New York

November 9, 2012  |  Pilots

A gorgeous sunset in White Plains, NY, taken by XOJET Citation X pilot Colin Mullis a few weeks before Hurricane Sandy. Check out the “XOJET Around the World” Facebook album to see more photos from XOJET pilots.

The Best Office in the World: Q&A with Bryan Alexander, Citation X Captain

October 16, 2012  |  Pilots

When we talk to our pilots, they often tell us they have “the best office in the world.” Hence the name for of this blog post series. Today’s interview is with Bryan Alexander, a captain on the XOJET Citation X.

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

Bryan: I’m a Citation X captain for XOJET and I’ve been with the company since October 2007. I joined as one of XOJET’s first Denver-based crew members. Before that, I spent five years flying with a regional…

XOJET Around the World: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

October 12, 2012  |  Pilots

XOJET captain Cort de Peyster took this gorgeous photo of Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park, WY, 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 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.