#38 | 3 Ways to Access Business Aviation w/ Author & 40 Year Industry Expert John Sheehan

The airplane is the most visible aspect of business aviation. And, accessing the airplane via charter, fractional ownership, or full ownership is where you’ll make the largest financial investments via acquisition and/or operating costs and … [Continue reading]

#37 | The “No Plane No Gain” Campaign w/ NBAA’s Dan Hubbard

Business aviation is a force multiplier… save time, produce more, reach prospects, keep customers, gain marketshare, increase earnings, grow profits; strategically, securely, safely. THIS is business aviation, an industry that annually contributes … [Continue reading]

#36 | Aviation Accident / Disaster Planning & Preparedness w/ Aviem’s Russell Goutierez

  Reality check: bad things can happen to good business aviation flight departments. From single-owner planes to management company aircraft to Fortune-sized corporate jet fleets, accidents and disasters do happen. IF an accident or disaster … [Continue reading]

#35 | Vital Communication Skills For Safer Operations w/ Summit Solution’s Founder Jodie Brown

Communicating clearly reduces operational and safety headwinds in business aviation. So, today we're covering communication skills you can implement right away to manage your aviation assets faster, leaner, and safer no matter what chair you sit in; … [Continue reading]

#34 | How To Mitigate Operational Mistakes w/ Dan Dominguez from OpenSafety

The saying goes, "Good judgement comes from experience... and experience comes from bad judgement." As a business aviation owner or operator, you expect your team to have both good judgement AND experience. Both protect your interests. However, … [Continue reading]

#33 | Protecting Aircraft Value With Well Managed Maintenance Logbooks w/ Jerry Buccola, MBA

Aircraft maintenance logbooks document all activity related to work performed on your jet. From calibrating components to removing and replacing parts, aircraft maintenance logbooks can reveal either proper or poor aircraft management … [Continue reading]

#32 | Change

In life, business, and business aviation, change is the one constant. In this episode you'll learn how change affects safety and spend in business aviation, all based on the famous text, "Who Moved My Cheese." This book is a must-supply, must-review … [Continue reading]

#31 | The Safety Management System (SMS) in Business Aviation w/ Dr. B.J. Goodheart

What if their were a tool that could identify and manage risks and inefficiencies in your business aviation ventures? We’re talking about the SMS, or Safety Management System.  And, here to help us better understand the benefits of an SMS is Dr. … [Continue reading]

PJP 030 | Applying Business Aircraft Depreciation w/ Ryan DeMoor (Part 2 of 2)

Owners and operators of business aviation expect the financials of their private aircraft to be aligned with IRS, FAA, and possibly SEC rules.  But, for directors and chief pilots... meeting this expectation is easier said than done. To help us … [Continue reading]

PJP 029 |Business Aircraft Depreciation w/ Ryan DeMoor (Part 1 of 2)

After a break for vacation and initial training, we're back with new episodes on reducing risk and increasing value in business aviation. Improving The Numbers What if we could improve the financials of owning and operating business aircraft simply … [Continue reading]

PJP 028 | Cut Business Aviation Costs By Communicating Better

Clear communication in business aviation can lower costs and add extra value for an owner or operator. From safety and service to schedules, staffing, and organization setup, better communication leads to better results for … [Continue reading]

PJP 027 | Culture, The Secret Sauce to Safety in Business, Corporate, & Private Aviation

The right culture is the key to safety, service, and continuous success for an aviation unit. But, creating the right culture isn’t easy. It takes some training, plenty of time, and tons of trust between team members. The results can be amazing: … [Continue reading]