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Dierks Bentley on the road with the M2

Dierks Bentley on the road with the M2

Country artist and avid pilot flies the light jet to reach his fans and stay connected to his family

Hitting the road is nothing new for country artist Dierks Bentley. And while kicking off a 25-city summer tour may mean traveling for days at a time, Bentley is never too far from home and always in control of his schedule.

With his band mates in the cabin, Bentley - an avid pilot – steps into a Citation® M2® jet to quickly get to the next show. The aircraft makes tour stops easier, but it also allows him to get back home easily, he said.

“The M2 has completely changed my tour, my family life, everything. It’s a game-changer. It's my mode of transportation, but it's also one of my favorite hobbies.” Dierks Bentley, country singer and Citation M2 pilot

The light jet pairs Bentley’s longtime passion for aviation and music, giving him the opportunity to easily reach – and grow – his fan base.

“People may not necessarily associate this as a business, but it is," Bentley said. “My fans are all over the country, just like a CEO has customers across the country, I need to get to them every night.”