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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.

New & Improved!

The 2018 National Business Aviation Association Convention was rife with good news for most all attendees, as manufacturers, service providers – and even the...

Tinder is the Night

The chartered aircraft had just begun its final approach on its last flight of the day. The autopilot was engaged; the landing gear showed...

Changing Times

After a decade of the doldrums, business aviation is breathing a collective sigh of relief. Flight activity continues to rise, month-over-month. According to Argus,...

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...