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A Pilot’s Guide to a Successful Aircraft Partnership

A Pilot’s Guide to a Successful Aircraft Partnership

Whether it’s cars, clothes or workspace, consumers are finding new ways to lower costs every day in today’s sharing economy. While collaborating resources can certainly lower the bills, not everything may be worth sharing – but what about your aircraft? Over time, owner-operators have experimented with a variety of sharing options, from traditional partnerships to Read More

Our First Look at the G2 Vision Jet

Our First Look at the G2 Vision Jet

Photos Courtesy of Cirrus Aircraft When you are the only company to offer a single-engine jet in the general aviation industry, what do you do for an encore? You make it go higher, fly farther, be quieter and instill the latest and greatest technology. Cirrus Aircraft achieved each of these in the release of its Read More

Behind the Phones of an MRO Facility

Behind the Phones of an MRO Facility

Photos Courtesy of Duncan Aviation Airplanes are expensive. Most of us do all we can to reduce that expense, but despite our best wishes – and often in the face of meticulous preventative care – eventually something is going to malfunction. When it does, we turn to the experts at Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Read More

Great Getaways: Lajitas Golf Resort

Great Getaways: Lajitas Golf Resort

Photos Courtesy of Lajitas Golf Resort Any golfers in the audience? Black Jack’s Crossing in Lajitas, Texas consistently ranks as one of the best golf courses in Texas by Golfweek, the Dallas Morning News and Golf Magazine. The course is located at Lajitas Golf Resort, an all-inclusive resort offering a wide array of activities, dining Read More

Engine Maintenance  Programs: Are They Worth It?

Engine Maintenance Programs: Are They Worth It?

If you want to start a lively discussion with turbine and turboprop aircraft owners, ask their opinion about engine maintenance programs. Some owners consider them cost-effective, while others believe it is financially advantageous to pay directly for repairs and inspections as required. I own turbine-powered airplanes as well as assist owners with acquiring or selling Read More