Editor's Briefing

Bahamian Gem

This issue we highlight winter escapes – something I think about a lot during a January spent in Wichita, Kansas. My parents were fond of winter escapes, and growing up we were fortunate enough to partake in many. Looking back on my childhood, I find it incredible that I didn’t realize how much of a Read More

In Honor of Dr. Dan

It has been difficult for me to sit down and write this month’s briefing, as I know typing these words will ultimately make everything more real. But I feel compelled to share a reality my husband and I recently experienced in the hope it will impact our readers in a positive way.   This past Read More

Supporting the Bahamas

Supporting the Bahamas

On September 1, Category 5 Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas. And then, as the world watched with increasing dismay, it stalled for more than 24 hours over Elbow Cay and Grand Bahama. Dorian broke the type of records you don’t want to be broken – including becoming the most powerful hurricane Read More

Words from the FAA Deputy

Words from the FAA Deputy

I write this column as I return from the 2019 Citation Jet Pilots (CJP) Convention in Colorado Springs. Each year, the multi-day event offers a full schedule of seminars, exhibitors and speakers surrounding Citation ownership. This marked my second time attending the convention, and I again leave feeling inspired after three full days with such a Read More

A Career Shaped by Turboprops

In light of the pre-owned turboprop series kicking off this issue, I asked my father Randy Groom to recount some of his personal experiences and observations after selling turboprops (in addition to pistons and jets) for 30-plus years. Below he paints a picture of the product changes and industry trends seen in the turboprop market Read More