PJP 021 | Aviation HR (part 1 of 3): Finding & Hiring Aviation Leaders w/ VanAllen’s Pete Agur & Don Henderson

In my business aviation career, I’ve personally noticed the link between more risk and the wrong people. What’s odd is that the people who can afford business aviation usually achieved such ability because they were experts at finding the right people to run things (their ventures, businesses, products, services, fortunes). […]

PJP 020 | Collaborative Crews Protect You

In this episode, we’re talking people. Specifically how well your people in aviation work together (or don’t) to protect you, your interests, and your asset(s). Do they collaborate?  Or, are they divided?  How do you know?  And, what can you do to ensure synergy among your crewmembers? Since your airplane […]

PJP 019 | SurfAir “All-You-Can-Fly” w/ Wade Eyerly

Commuting between Los Angeles to San Francisco can be a real hassle… unless you’re a SurfAir Member! Today, CEO Wade Eyerly joins the show to share how his company SurfAir is helping Californians save time, grow relationships, drive their business’s economic engines, and still be home in time for little […]

PJP 018 | Jet Upset Training Adds Big Value To Your Aviation Ventures

In this episode Randy Brooks from APS Training joins us to talk about an important topic, reducing risk in your private aviation travel in the area of loss-of-control (LOC-I) flight. What is LOC-I flight? Simply put, loss-of-control (LOC-I) flight is the current #1 cause of aviation accidents. It occurs when an airplane […]

PJP 017 | Attitude Matters in Business Aviation

In this episode, you’ll learn why attitude in business aviation matters more than excellent equipment, top technology, and superior systems. And, we’ll cover the 3 attitude aspects responsible for more safety and more savings in your private jet ventures. Attitude Obstacles As important as attitude is in business and business […]

PJP 016 | Earn Aircraft Revenue Without Traditional Charter w/ Brandon Kearns

If you own or operate a business aircraft, then you’ve likely been approached about placing your private jet on charter. Essentially, charter is renting your entire aircraft to another party. But, the associated additional flight time from charter also adds hours to your airframe, wear and tear to your airplane, […]

PJP 015 | The Aircraft Cost Calculator w/ Chris Doerr

Today Chris Doerr from Fairway Aviation talks to us about the Aircraft Cost Calculator.  This tool helps private aircraft owners and operators determine actual costs of aviation before jumping in, or during operation (for financial forecasting and budgeting) of a private aircraft. Chris discusses Why knowing aircraft costs before going […]

PJP 014 | Create Time & Value With a Business Jet

Believe it or not, a private / business jet is a business. And, that business’s main product is time. It creates more time. More time equals more value in your life and in your business. So, to get maximum return from your “time business” (your jet)… that jet needs to be […]

PJP 013 | 3 Support Systems Your Jet Needs

Today you’ll learn 3 support systems your jet needs to make enjoying your private travels safer, simpler, and smoother… with less risk and more value.  I’ll cover them because I just don’t see all 3 of these support systems inside of many private jet operations. So, the principals, partners, and […]

PJP 012 | Is It Time To Own Your Private Jet?

Should you own your private jet (vs. charter, lease, or jet card access)? Find out in this episode where you’ll learn the three factors to consider when considering jet ownership. Private Jet Ownership – Why? The first factor is actually a question. It goes like this: “What’s important about owning […]

PJP 011 | Should You Rent Out Your Private Jet?

In this episode, kind of our series on how to get access to a private jet, we’re going to talk to the people listening who own or lease a jet already and are considering charting that jet to other people.  You’ll learn the pros and cons to making your jet […]

PJP 010 | Jet Leasing, Fractional Ownership, & Cards w/ Robert James

In this episode you’ll learn about leasing a jet, or part of a jet, through fractional ownership and jet cards.  Robert James joins us to add perspective and expertise that will save you money and simplify the correct questions to ask when moving from the charter / rental private jet […]