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Innovation Economy

Charting a new course for personal jet service

Concord start-up takes flight, offering zippy, cheaper air taxi to executives

By Scott Kirsner
August 19, 2007

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At Hanscom Field last Wednesday morning, Bill Herp loaded a prospective customer into his new Eclipse 500 jet and gave his pilots the OK to taxi to the end of the runway. After a short pause, the $1.5 million plane, with an interior that resembles a luxury sport utility vehicle, charged down the runway and lifted into the sky. (Full article: 1228 words)

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