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Gil Wolin

Publisher of Business Aviation Advisor, has nearly 50 years in business aviation including executive positions at aircraft management/charter and ground services companies. He is a past director of the NATA and Corporate Angel Network.
Prying Eyes Are Watching You

Prying Eyes Are Watching You!

Today, aviation safety concerns aren’t confined only to flight operations. Internet security also is an issue – the need to keep your as well...
The Aircraft Broker Behind the Internet Curtain

The Broker Behind the Internet Curtain

Thanks to the pandemic and resulting surge in charter flying, there’s been a huge increase in the number of anonymous online charter brokers. They...
Aviation Fuel Gets a Green Light

Aviation Fuel Gets a Green Light

The grass may not be greener on the other side of the fence – but when it comes to fuel today, it’s a different story...
Above & Beyond Podcast Season 4 Episode 6

“Will Fly For Food” No More

Once it was ubiquitous, displayed on bumper stickers on cars parked at flight schools, as well as found on tee shirts, backpacks, and notebooks. “Will...
“Democratizing” Business Aviation

To Dream the Impossible Dream

Democratization: …to make something appealing to, and available to, the broad masses of the people.Merriam-Webster Dictionary Nice word – and a nice idea. But one...
David Davies, CEO of Constant Aviation

Wrenching Decisions

This may not be your first aircraft – and after this past year, it’s probably not your last. So it’s critical that you establish a...
Chris Debergh, VP OEM Parts and Services, Bombardier

Homeward Bound

When it comes to aircraft maintenance, you’ve got lots of choices. For new aircraft, the decision can be pretty simple; it’s under warranty, so...
Past Maintenance Predicts Future Value - Asset Insight

Past Maintenance Predicts Future Value

It’s so tempting. The inventory of preowned turbine aircraft for sale was down near 7.2% in late March, according to JETNET. This might be...
Flying Colours’ Kevin Kliethermes discusses how investing in refurbishment and overhaul (MRO) will help you “future-proof” your aircraft’s value

Improving Your Pre-Owned Position

Decisions, decisions… with so many new aircraft makes and models coming from the manufacturers, you’re faced with some major near term aircraft investment decisions. Do...
2021 –Off To The Races… Or Just Off?

2021 – Off To The Races… Or Just Off?

Whew! We sure are glad to see 2020 in the rearview mirror. Fewer than 600 new business turbine aircraft were sold, and only 2,470 retail...