Dumont Aviation Group is an established leader in executive and corporate jet aircraft. Their aviation professionals are experienced in aircraft purchases, airplane leasing, jet managing, aviation maintenance, and plane equipment sales. Let’s explore their services and see what Dumont aviation is all about.
The Dumont Group is a privately-owned aviation company that was established in 2013. The inspiration for the company’s name and logo came from Alberto Santos-Dumont, a Brazilian aviation pioneer (1873-1932) who piloted the first heavier than air machine in Europe in October, 1906.
Dan Piraino, the company’s CEO, is in charge of three subdivisions of the company that include:
- Dumont JETS (focused on charters, aircraft sale, and aircraft management)
- Dumont PARTS (focused on maintaining and selling a big inventory of aircraft parts)
- Dumont MRO (focused on aircraft maintenance, including painting and interior) refurbishment)
As you can see, each section is dedicated to meeting the unique requirements of its clients. Let’s explore them in more detail.
Dumont Jet Charter
Dumont JETS is managed by a team of experts who identify the ideal aircraft to meet your travel needs while giving you complete flexibility over your journey. They provide a complete service, with a focus on your safety and convenience.
The Fractional Ownership Experience
The company offers its clients full ownership experience for a fraction of the market prices. They offer management services, such as full management, charter management, and Part 91 support. With their extensive aviation expertise, your jet will be in safe hands.
Dumont JETS has a competent aircraft sales staff and an established track record as a qualified buyer and seller of jets. Their staff will guide you throughout the whole sales process. Most consumers are so delighted with the service that they return for more deals.
Dumont MRO (Aviation Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul) is an FAA Part 145 Repair Station with sites in Delaware, Illinois, and Texas. These stations provide quick maintenance, craftsmanship, and customized service for your aircraft. They maintain jets from manufacturers such as Bombardier, Cessna, Challenger, Dassault Falcon, Dornier, Embraer, Gulfstream, Hawker/Beechcraft, Learjet, and others.
Dumont PARTS stocks a vast assortment of new and used parts for a wide variety of leading aircraft. Due to their big inventory, they ship the very same day of the order placement.
Dumont JETS own and operate a fleet of their own. They have a jet card program with no membership and initiation fees, however, a deposit needs to be placed, the price of which varies, depending on the jet.
There is a guarantee of availability, with a set hourly rate. Cardholders can utilize numerous planes at the same time, except on busy days when supply is limited.
Santos Jet Card Program
The company offers the Santos Jet Card, a prepaid card that allows you to use the Dumont Group’s fleet as well as aircraft sourced from third-party operators.
The membership levels are determined by the size of aircraft you choose for your travel needs. As a Santos Jet Card user, you will have the option to upgrade or downgrade your flights according to your unique travel plans.
Santos Jet Cards come in four different categories and price ranges, as follows:
1. Light Jet Category
You can charter a light jet for up to six passengers (subject to jet model and seating capacity). The 25 hours jet card option costs a little less than $175,000, meaning you pay almost $7,000 per hour. If you purchase the 50 hours jet card, you pay a little more than $330,000, bringing the hourly rate down to $6,800.
2. Mid Jet Category
You can charter a midsize jet for up to seven passengers (subject to jet model and seating capacity). The 25 hours jet card option costs a little more than $206,000, meaning you will pay $8,250 per hour. If you purchase the 50 hours jet card, you will pay exactly $400,000, bringing the hourly rate down to $8,000.
3. Super-mid Jet Category
You can charter a super-midsize jet for up to eight passengers (subject to jet model and seating capacity). The 25 hours jet card option costs a little more than $230,000, meaning you pay almost $9,250 per hour. If you purchase the 50 hours jet card option, you pay exactly $450,000, bringing the hourly rate down to $9,000.
4. Heavy Jet Category
And lastly, you can charter a heavy jet for eleven or more passengers (subject to jet model and seating capacity). The 25 hours jet card option costs $300,000, meaning you pay $12,000 per hour. If you purchase the 50 hours jet card, you pay a little more than $587,000, bringing the hourly rate down to almost $11,800.
The listed prices above do not include the federal excise tax or the fuel fee. You can contact DAG on the following link for additional details about the fuel fee or to apply for a Santos Jet Card.
All third-party flights are flown by FAR Part 135 direct air carriers that have been approved to serve Dumont JETS clients and fulfill all FAA safety requirements. Their experts will identify the ideal airplane to meet your travel needs.
Let’s explore their aircraft fleet and see what they have on offer.
1. Super-Midsize Private Jets
The super mid-size jet combines the effectiveness and range of a mid-size jet with the comfort of a heavy jet. Super mid-size jets feature fully fitted galleys, bathrooms, and folding work tables.
Our Recommendation: Falcon 50
Dassault Aviation manufactures the Falcon 50, a member of the super-midsize aircraft class. The first Falcon 50 was delivered in 1980, and manufacturing ended in 1996 with the introduction of the Falcon 50EX.
Specifications and amenities:
- Passengers: 8;
- Cabin height: 5 ft 9 In;
- Cabin width: 6 ft 1 In;
- Cabin length: 22 ft 11 In;
- Internal luggage space: 25 cu ft;
- Maximum flight speed: 480 kts;
- Maximum flight range: 3200 nm;
- A lavatory;
- A galley;
- Refurbished in 2016;
- Wi-Fi available.
Dumont Aviation Group offers a Falcon 50 as part of their super-midsize aircraft fleet.
2. Heavy Private Jets
With a range of nearly 4,000 miles without refueling, heavy jets deliver the highest level of service. They can comfortably transport up to fifteen passengers and are equipped with high-end amenities and entertainment systems. They come with a dedicated flight crew and are most resistent to turbulences due to their size.
Our Recommendation: The Gulfstream V
With a range of nearly 6,000 miles, the GV was the longest-range business jet available at the time of its launch in 1997. It remains a popular choice even today.
The most common seating layout accommodates 14 passengers. A complete kitchenette, toilet, outlets, fold-out desks, satellite television, and entertainment systems are among the cabin’s amenities.
- Passengers: 14;
- Cabin height: 6 ft;
- Cabin width: 7 ft 3 In;
- Cabin length: 50 ft 10 In;
- Internal luggage space: 226 cu ft;
- Max Speed: 508 kts;
- Max Range: 6675 nm;
- A lavatory;
- A full galley;
- Wi-Fi available;
- Oven and microwave;
- Charging outlets.
Dumont Aviation Group offers a few Gulfstream jets as part of their heavy aircraft fleet, as well as two Falcon 2000. You can see them on their website.
Company Safety Policy and Standards
Dumont Aviation Group is a certified and well-established aviation company, with the following accreditations:
- Dumont Air Carrier Certificate;
- Wingman Operator Certificate;
- IS-BAO Certificate;
- ARGUS Platinum Certificate.
Dumont Aviation Group manages every aspect of your journey to help you get to your destination safely, ensuring you have a pleasant flight along the way.
They are an established company in the aviation industry that specializes in aircraft charter, sales, and maintenance, as well as management and part sales.