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Gil Wolin - PublisherDrawing on more than four decades of business aviation management experience, Gil Wolin presents his views and perspectives on corporate jet and turboprop use, and the business environment in which they operate, to keep you informed and prepared.

Expertly APPlied

Business aviation travel is on the rise again. The reasons are manifold: an improving economy, coupled with continuing decline in the scope and quality...

“Privatizing” Business Aviation

On February 27, Congressman Bill Shuster (R-Pa), Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, finally abandoned his pitch to privatize the U.S. air...

Connecting Flights

Air travel used to be a time of respite, whether you were flying via a commercial airline or business aviation. Once airborne, you were...

Signs Point to “Yes”

Sound familiar? It’s one of the 20 phrases found on the white icosahedral block inside every fortune-telling Magic 8-Ball. While I might consult the...

Time Seller

Since my first grammar lesson about verb tenses, I’ve been fascinated with the concept of time. The future becomes the present, and then it’s...

Algorithms and Binary Decisions

That used to be confined to physical resources – like coal, iron, oil, gas, and manpower. Macroeconomics 101’s classic allocation, “guns or butter,” was...

Your Aviation Access at Risk

The commercial airlines want you back. They want you out of your business aircraft and back flying first-class – and paying full fare. So you...

Safety Conscious – a Way of Life

“Clean your room!” “It’s my room, and I’m OK with it as is.” No matter – once a week until I left for college, I...

New Year, New Aircraft – New Opportunities

The year 1968 found the United States embroiled in a presidential election as hotly contested as the 2016 race, with political differences defined just...

“Motivated Owner – Make Offer”

At least half a dozen emails with that subject line hit my inbox daily. While business jet sales activity has increased in recent months,...