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Four jets come onboard the Clay Lacy roster
Clay Lacy has taken on three Gulfstreams and a Citation, and has also welcomed back a 12-passenger Falcon 900C with a newly-refurbished cabin. The new additions will operate out of Van Nuys and John Wayne airports.
An enclosed belted lavatory in the CJ3 can increase seating capacity to eight.

Clay Lacy Aviation has added a 14-passenger Gulfstream GV, a 14-passenger Gulfstream G450, an 11-passenger Gulfstream GIV-SP and a seven-passenger Citation CJ3 to its charter fleet of managed business jets.

With an ultra-long range of 6,250 nm, the operator's latest Gulfstream GV is based at Van Nuys airport and is ideal for worldwide business and personal jet charter flights. The spacious, light-filled cabin sleeps up to six passengers and features premium upholstery, wood accents and the latest entertainment and communications technologies. Charter passengers can seamlessly stream internet content and conduct phone calls wherever their journey takes them. Amenities include Airshow moving map, power outlets throughout the cabin, a fully equipped galley and separate passenger and crew lavatories.

Featuring a distinctive exterior, a well-appointed cabin that sleeps six, a 4,100 nm range and powerful Rolls-Royce engines, the G450 can speed clients from Los Angeles throughout the Western Hemisphere or from the East Coast to Europe. In addition to the domestic and international Gogo Iridium satellite phone, passengers will appreciate the entertainment system with personal club seat monitors and the large fully equipped galley. There is also a separate lavatory for the crew.

Based at Orange County’s John Wayne airport, the GIV-SP can transport charter passengers up to 3,880 nm on journeys throughout the Americas and Hawaii. Everything on board is designed to enhance comfort and productivity, with an airy cabin that sleeps four, domestic and features international phone and Wi-Fi, six iPads, Airshow moving map and four display monitors. There is a well-equipped galley and aft lavatory with full vanity.

Featuring a roomy cabin, nonstop range of 2,040 nm and 45,000 ft cruising altitude, the Van Nuys-based CJ3 is said to be a great option for regional travel in the US, Canada and Mexico. Passengers have use of a domestic and international satellite phone, refreshment centre with ice drawer, multiple power outlets and an enclosed belted lavatory which increases seating to eight.

In other Clay Lacy charter fleet news, a 12-passenger Falcon 900C, based at Van Nuys airport, has a newly repainted exterior and completely refurbished cabin, featuring leather executive seating and carpeting in shades of gray, complemented by dark-brown veneers.

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