Jet Journal Feature

Check Ride

Check Ride

We are in a Lear 45 at 15,000 feet over the far northwestern corner of the continental United States, just on the edge of the Olympic mountain range near a VOR called Tatoosh (TOU). The weather is crummy, with cloud layers every 200 feet or so, making visual flight between them almost impossible. The purpose Read More

Cheap at Any Price

Cheap at Any Price

Our twin and turbine aircraft are expensive to operate, and I occasionally wonder if the extra cost is worth it. But recently, I had to return from a trip to Phoenix via the airlines that very quickly corrected any doubt I had about the value of the business aircraft we operate – and often take Read More

L-39 Albatros: Own and Fly a Fighter Jet

L-39 Albatros: Own and Fly a Fighter Jet

 The dream of flight began when we became enviously aware of our avian cohabitants. Pilots who have achieved this dream are summoned by a siren song offered in various meters. Some are drawn to a remote terminus difficult to reach by commercial carriage (traveling without interaction with TSA is a major benefit). Many merely love Read More

Innovative Jet Ownership

Innovative Jet Ownership

Startup company “Jet It” is not your typical fractional. Founded by aviators for aviators, Jet It seeks to alleviate the expenses related to jet ownership by allowing as little as two and up to 10 owners to collectively purchase and utilize a new HondaJet from its developing fleet. The ability to share the acquisition and Read More