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Biz Jets: Technology and Market Structure in the Corporate by Almarin Phillips

By Almarin Phillips

Biz Jets: know-how and industry constitution within the company JetAircraft Industry strains the advance of commercial jet plane from the mid-1950s via early 1993. It starts off with a dialogue of the technological and marketplace possibilities present within the interval ahead of the creation of the Lockheed JetStar and the North American Sabreliner. the following appearances of different biz jets -- the Learjets, HS-125s, Jet Commanders, Falcons, Gulfstreams, Citations, Challengers, Mitsubishis and spinoff airplane are taken care of in substantial aspect. Biz Jets additionally covers 'planes fascinated by many unsuccessful makes an attempt to go into the from 1955 via 1993.
The research indicates that whereas the has been relatively centred all through its background, the positions of the best organisations have continuously been contestable. certainly, leaders at one time limit have frequently been displaced through others who succeeded in marshalling technological and industry possibilities to their virtue. brands have needed to adopt non-stop efforts to enhance the price-performance features in their airplane to realize and carry their marketplace stocks.
Rivalries within the potent use of the circulation of recent applied sciences have introduced forth new airplane with either larger functionality and reduce working charges. while, in spite of the fact that, participation available in the market has been super dicy. just a couple of businesses were in a position to earn gains. Entries, exits and mergers have altered the constitution of the undefined, however it remained decidedly risky a minimum of via 1992.

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S. market with the MS-760 business jet did not payoff for Beech, however. We go into this episode in more detail in Chapter Three. Another French Aircraft manufacturer, Avions Marcel Dassault, announced its intentions to build an executive jetliner in 1958. Dassault at the time was making the Mirage jet fighters and Mystere fighter-bombers for the French Air Force. The proposed business jet, the Mediterrane, was to be powered by two R-7 Farandole 3,000 lb st turbojet engines hung under the wings.

M This work got him into so much trouble with the Board of Directors of Lear, Inc. that he formed a new company, Swiss American Aviation Corporation, to do further work on a plane that was soon called the SAAC-23. S. Assembly was to be near Zurich, where construction of prototypes soon commenced. Lear was confident that he could sell as many as 600 SAAC-23s. Lear's European efforts did not go unnoticed in the United States. Aviation Week reported in October 1960 that the Swiss American Aviation Corporation had been incorporated in Delaware and gave details of the SAAC-23.

E. J. Bulban, "NBAA May Finance Development of Modem Executive Transport," AW, October 17, 1955, p. 18. 13. Ibid. 14. AW, February 13, 1956, p. 32; E. J. Bulban, "Business Flying Enters 'Golden Decade,' " A W, March 12, 1956, pp. 270-276. 15. "USAF Asks Industry for Trainer Transports," AW, August 27,1956, p. 29. 16. Ibid. 17. O. Stewart, Aviation: The Creative Ideas, New York: Praeger, 1966, p. 168. This book contains background information on the development of jet engines and many other innovations.

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