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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.

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...

“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...

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...

Droning On

Some 40 years ago, I was told that flight crews in the future will be comprised of a pilot and a dog. The pilot...

Definitely Different

Business aviation is not a particularly complex industry. Yes, airframe, engine, and avionics technology have improved continually since the Wright Brothers first flew. But...

The Price of Safety

The rise of Über and Lyft, the two app-driven rideshare companies which harness non-professional drivers and their cars, has spawned several aviation start-ups trying...

The Ultimate Luxury Purchase

Headlines often refer to "non-renewable resources," usually in reference to oil and natural gas. But during the fourth annual JETNET iQ Global Business Aviation...