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Find the latest aviation news, hottest new planes, reviews of cool new gadgets and more. We've visited and photographed some of the largest collections of historic airplanes, helicopters and spacecraft in the world. Also, check out GAYOT's selection of the Top 10 Business Class Airlines.

The NetJets Global 6000 high-performance aircraft at the Aspen Pitkin County Airport in Colorado

New World Speed Records Set by Bombardier Jets
Three new records were broken recently by Bombardier and NetJets operated jets in the United States and across the Atlantic. The Learjet 75 aircraft made a round-trip flight between New York and Los Angeles on September 10, 2015 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Clay Lacy's original record, which was set with the Learjet 23 in 1965. The pilots, Ed Hillis and Jeff Triphahn, beat Lacy's time by 17 minutes. Additionally, the larger Global 6000 aircraft, operated by NetJets, set a world record flying from Aspen, Colorado to London, followed by another record-breaking flight between London and Lugano, Switzerland, according to AIN Online.

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Solar Impulse 2 coming in for a landing at Kalaeloa Airport in Oahu, Hawaii

Success: Solar Impulse Completes First Ocean Crossing
Solar Impulse 2, the first zero-fuel airplane, completed a record-breaking nonstop flight across the ocean from Japan to Hawaii. Unfortunately, due to damage to the aircraft's batteries, the rest of the voyage will be delayed until April 2016.

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Papillon Group reveals its Golden Helicopter for the company's 50th Anniversary in April 2015

Papillon Group's Golden Helicopter
Papillon Group reveals its one-of-a-kind Golden Helicopter (also known as Copter 50) in honor of the company’s 50th anniversary on April 16, 2015. It will arrive in Nevada at the Boulder City Aerocenter in style—via five-chopper formation to reflect each decade of being the world’s longest-running helicopter tour company.

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Fly comfortably with Flying Eyes Sunglasses
Flying Eyes Sunglasses
Fly in comfort with these pilot-friendly sunglasses, which offer interchangeable sides that work with headsets, helmets and more.

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MyGoFlight’s PLC Duffel is made out of water-resistant material and has a spacious center section

MyGoFlight PLC Duffel
Developed around the unique needs of general aviation pilots, MyGoFlight's PLC Duffel is a solid, durable bag that will streamline any aviator's life.

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The Spruce Goose has been housed at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon, since 1993

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
This massive museum in Oregon wine country houses the celebrated Spruce Goose, military aircraft, helicopters, space vehicles and more.

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A Business Class seat on American Airlines’ new Boeing 777-300ER

American Airlines' Business Class
To keep up with competition and new standards, airlines are in renovation mode, and American Airlines is no exception. The airline is bringing modern luxury to its fleet.

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Exterior of a Gulfstream GIV, one of the aircraft available in the Lufthansa Private Jet service

Lufthansa Private Jet Service
Lufthansa Private Jet, German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG's private jet service, is offering direct flights to more than 1,000 destinations around the world.

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