Private aviation insider René Banglesdorf interviews some of the world’s most interesting pilots and gets the scoop on aircraft they’ve mastered, including the aircraft’s operational strengths and weaknesses and their most thrilling experiences from the cockpit.
In episode one, she speaks to Andrew Gratton, pilot, aviation consultant and co-founder of Wingform on the key features of the Cessna Citation CJ3.
In this engaging interview, we learn about the stand-out features of the CJ3 from the point of view of an accomplished pilot. Find out about operating and maintenance costs, range capabilities, cabin environment and much more!
About Andrew: Andrew Gratton has been involved in aviation since he was 18 years old, having flown as a line pilot for the United Nations on missions in war zones, whilst working in corporate aviation management. He is also an aircraft broker, and serial entrepeneur driven by finding solutions. Andrew is the co-founder of Wingform, an exciting new platform for secure aviation transactions. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden with his wife and 3 children. In his spare time, he even competes for Sweden at International level aerobatics in an Extra 330. And flies the De Havilland Vampire fighter jet in airshows.
Find our more about Andrew's own pilot story in a second video covering his aviation journey.
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René Banglesdorf is the co-founder and CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation, an aircraft brokerage headquartered just north of Austin, TX. René has a degree in journalism from Ohio University and serves as the VP of Communications on the International Aviation Women’s Association Board. She is a frequent speaker on topics of business aviation and women’s issues, and has written several books, the latest of which, Stand Up: How to Flourish When the Odds are Stacked Against You, was released in April 2019.