July 23, 2019
If you’re a plane owner, you may have chartered your jet before, or considered doing so when the plane is not in use. Many people charter their aircraft to recoup some of the cost if it is not in use all the time. There are many careful considerations you should make before you begin chartering your plane in the long term as well. Operating costs should always be considered and the normal wear and tear, just as it is with cars. If you have been considering chartering your plane, there are some important guidelines to be aware of - take a look through our resources about private plane chartering.
Plane flight is still a wonder and such an incredible feat, it can be fun and worthwhile to take a look at how it all works. From our hangars in North Las Vegas, we’ve got some of the basics of planes in flight and how it all comes together in a balance to keep us all in the sky. Learn some of the mechanics of how flight is accomplished as well as how maneuvering the plane works with careful attention. If you’re interested in reading more about what happens during a plane’s descent, take a look at one of last year’s articles.
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Location is key when renting hangar space, and the location of Cheyenne Air Center doesn’t get much more convenient, located near the North Las Vegas Airport. The facilities at our hangars provide the benefits along with utilizing storage at a professional establishment instead of opting for the DIY route. The advantages that come with using a private hangar space in a local facility are a smart choice - with professional maintenance staff and utilities available to you provide convenience, ease, and peace of mind when using your aircraft. The staff has years of experience and can assist new plane owners or travelers with their guidance in storage of their investment.
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Flying on a private plane is an absolute luxury compared to flying commercial, but there are still some important things to remember for your private flight. Make sure to check in with the person facilitating the flight and make sure you are aware of any restrictions or guidelines you’ll need to consider. Another important thing to remember is valid ID for your trip. Just always be sure to keep a government issues ID with you at all times during your travels. The privacy and personal freedoms that come along with using a private jet for your flight are definitely a comfort - from allowing your pet to tag along to having the duration of the flight alone to get some work done, the choice is yours.
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There are some places you are able to fly to when taking to the skies in a private plane that sometimes are not available to visit by a commercial plane. From international colorful islands and Swiss slopes to centrally located US cities there are a few top destinations to see. Consider making your way by private plane directly into Telluride, CO, where otherwise you’d require a drive or another short flight from a larger nearby airport. For more tropical destinations visit the Maldives if your aircraft can make the international journey, or perhaps the more remote location Hawaii has to offer in Lanai. Check out some other picks for places to visit and get the most out of your personal or shared private jet.
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Many different sites in Las Vegas have history, but there are fewer historic locations throughout the city over the years. It is interesting and important to recognize some of the incredible things that happened in this city many years ago. Many people are aware of the connection Howard Hughes has with Las Vegas, and the North Las Vegas Airport and hangars at Cheyenne Air Center. The convenience in location was an obvious draw for the aviation enthusiast, and he actually had purchased the 1,300 surrounding acres of the airport.
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Making a purchase as important as an aircraft come with a lot of research and time to ensure you are covering all your bases. Cheyenne Air Center has a few resources and things to consider if you are in the process of getting yourself or entering into a partnership to own an airplane. You will want to discuss with any parties involved whether you are interested in buying used or new. It will be very important that budget be discussed thoroughly as well as adhered to closely. Make sure you are thinking about your usage of the plane, and what you might need to do to share the time in use with your partners or others.
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The airplane hangars for rent at Cheyenne Air Center offer plenty of amenities to make the experience and tasks involved with plane ownership easier for the owners. You’ll have access to discounted products related to your aircraft like Jet-A-Fuel and Prist. With seasoned professionals there to help you at our facilities, their 25 years will offer much to new plane owners and those looking to learn more about how to handle plane maintenance.
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All those with a plane, whether by managing it on your own or having professionals service the aircraft, there are maintenance tasks that cannot be avoided just like a car - and they are for your own safety and peace of mind. Learn about some of the tasks that will need to be done on a regular basis and how you can get into the routine.
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At Cheyenne Air Center, we are dedicated to providing our community and those who might be interested in renting hangar space for their aircraft with the resources they need to make smart decisions and further their understanding of flying, the history of the area, as well as the benefits they can gain. Make sure to follow our articles on Facebook to see the latest resources to learn more.