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Gil Wolin

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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.

Facing Changes

In 1964, Sean Connery made his third appearance as James Bond in Ian Fleming’s Goldfinger. We watched Bond board Goldfinger’s Lockheed JetStar, at that...

Ten to Count On at Super Bowl 50

You’re not the only one making plans for Super Bowl 50 – so are many business jet and engine manufacturers as well as service...

Plan for Change

Every four years for the past four decades, business aviation in the U.S. has hit the “pause” button. Aircraft sales, as well as owner...

Crowds from the Clouds

Will you be flying your key customers and/or executives to San Jose for Super Bowl 50? So will 800 of your fellow aircraft owners...

“Six in the Green”

When on final approach to landing, the co-pilot monitors the instrument panel and will at some point turn to the captain and report, “Three...

The Accidental Publisher

I didn’t set out to be a publisher. I began my career directly out of college, to help business aircraft owners and users, pilots,...

Safety in the Air – And at Home

Aviation safety is the timely focus of this month’s issue, thanks to BloombergBusiness. In May, it ran a story stating that “Private jets have...

Licensed to Shill

A long-awaited family outing found me on a cruise ship together with members of the American Association of Aesthetic Surgeons, on board for a...

Fractional Shares Provide Flexible Options

Introduced in 1986 by NetJets as an alternative to buying a whole business aircraft or using charter, fractional ownership allows you to share the...

A Taxing Situation

There used to be just two ways to use a business aircraft: own and operate one, or charter as required. The former required capital...