Jet Talk

Making a Drone Work For You
Kent S. Jackson | September 21, 2016

Last month, the FAA gave businesses and industries across the country the legal ability to integrate an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) into their operations. Over 500,000 UAS are registered with the FAA, and more registrations are processed each day.Drone Safety + Security MeasuresThe new rules regulate operations and safety for drones weighing less than 55 […]

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UAS (Drone) Pilot Regulations
Kent S. Jackson | September 9, 2016

Tired of climbing into a cramped cockpit and contending with cumulonimbus and demanding passengers? Now you can make money piloting from the ground. Why not don a pair of fuzzy slippers, settle into a recliner and become a remote pilot in command (R-PIC)? Here is an overview of UAS Drone Pilot Regulations.On June 28, 2016, […]

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How To Legally Operate UAS
Kali M. Hague | April 21, 2016

The FAA just raised the unmanned aircraft blanket ceiling authorization from 200 to 400 feet. Until the FAA issues a final rule for unmanned aircraft systems operations (UAS), an unmanned aircraft can only be operated commercially by obtaining a Section 333 exemption. We’ll help you navigate this exciting new area of business and aviation.Click here […]

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Best Practices: Managing An Aircraft Management Company
Kent S. Jackson | February 25, 2016

Best Practices: Managing an Aircraft Management Company5 Scenarios that could cost you money, and impact safety Let’s start with two questions to ask yourself:How qualified is this aircraft management company to adapt to the changing needs of my business and the marketplace?Am I paying fair prices and flying with an operator focused on passenger and aircraft […]

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Making a Case for Shared Aircraft Ownership
Kent S. Jackson | January 27, 2016

Owning an aircraft free-and-clear is often the ideal. But, there are situations where shared aircraft ownership can work economically and logistically. When appropriately structured, a shared aircraft ownership arrangement can prove to be mutually beneficial. However, before entering into a multiparty ownership arrangement, it’s important to understand the potential downside, including the high potential for […]

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Selling a Plane ‘As Is, Where Is’
Kent S. Jackson | August 27, 2015

Selling a used jet “As Is, Where Is, With All Faults” is an age-old practice. It is the plain English version of caveat emptor: Let the buyer beware. Click here to download full article.

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