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Increase value and reduce risk with the Private Jet Podcast. In this show for private jet principles. partners, and passengers you'll learn how to own, operate, and fly on private jet. Get industry expertise on aircraft, operations, support, staffing, strategies, systems, platforms, and tools that will help you avoid costly mistakes and get full enjoyment out of your business, corporate, chartered, or personal jet. Your host Tom Wachowski has over 20 years of experience and nearly 7000 flight hours in public, private, charter, and corporate aviation operations. If increasing value and reducing risk is important in your private aviation ventures... or if you'd like to learn all about private jets, this show is for you!

Increase value and reduce risk with the Private Jet Podcast. In this show for private jet principles. partners, and passengers you'll learn how to own, operate, and fly on private jet. Get industry expertise on aircraft, operations, support, staffing, strategies, systems, platforms, and tools that will help you avoid costly mistakes and get full enjoyment out of your business, corporate, chartered, or personal jet. Your host Tom Wachowski has over 20 years of experience and nearly 7000 flight hours in public, private, charter, and corporate aviation operations. If increasing value and reducing risk is important in your private aviation ventures... or if you'd like to learn all about private jets, this show is for you!
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Increase value and reduce risk with the Private Jet Podcast. In this show for private jet principles. partners, and passengers you'll learn how to own, operate, and fly on private jet. Get industry expertise on aircraft, operations, support, staffing, strategies, systems, platforms, and tools that will help you avoid costly mistakes and get full enjoyment out of your business, corporate, chartered, or personal jet. Your host Tom Wachowski has over 20 years of experience and nearly 7000 flight hours in public, private, charter, and corporate aviation operations. If increasing value and reducing risk is important in your private aviation ventures... or if you'd like to learn all about private jets, this show is for you!

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Episodes

#56 | Defending The Business Jet w/ Craig Picken

12/1/2017
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We're back after a whirlwind Fall. Enjoy this episode on defending your company's use of business jet(s) to create value. More show notes coming soon. -Tom

Duration:00:43:55

#55 | The Pilot Shortage – Drivers That Keep Good Pilots Around

9/1/2017
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This episode discusses the pilot shortage problem and helps answer the question, “How do I keep my pilots(s)?” We’ll hack through the hearsay and discuss five data points that can drive your pilot retention up, or down… so you can decide how to manage pilot retention in your flight operation. […]

Duration:00:31:42

#54 | Privatization of Air Traffic Control, AIRR Act – HR 2997 w/ NBAA’s Dan Hubbard

8/1/2017
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The AIRR Act – H.R.2997 is a bill designed to reauthorize Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding, which runs out September 30th, 2017. But, it contains language for privatizing air traffic control (ATC) by handing the ATC current system to a non-for-profit corporate entity, empowered with taxing authority and overseen by […]

Duration:00:32:13

#53 | Business Aviation Contracts, Negotiations, & Valuations w/ Private Aviation Attorney James Butler of Shaircraft

7/1/2017
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Your private aviation risk-return factor, including financial, legal, and safety, will be based on contractual agreements between you and your aviation provider including charter, membership, fractional and full ownership. The documents behind your business jet travels will contain familiar language, foreign language, and fine print that defines every detail down […]

Duration:00:43:35

#52 | Finding & Filling Charter Jet Flights w/ Paul Mulko & OpenPoint.co

6/1/2017
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Almost every business aviation user has chartered (rented) aircraft to meet their on-demand travel needs. But, until recently, finding available charter aircraft and the associated trip cost was a painful process that took too much time. First we needed to know who provided private aircraft. Then, we had to call […]

Duration:00:22:55

#51 | Private Jet Cards

5/1/2017
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Accessing private aviation to support your business or family travel goals can be accomplished via four main methods: ownership, charter, club, and private jet card. Each method meets a market need with the jet card being one of the industry’s latest innovations. But, what is the jet card? And, what […]

Duration:00:35:53

#50 | Aircraft Overview – Falcon 2000S vs. Challenger 350

4/1/2017
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Free Report: Falcon 2000S vs. Challenger 350 Cost Analysis. When you utilize business aviation, chartering, leasing, or buying into a business aircraft, you’ll need to decide which aircraft matches or exceeds your expectations. Choosing the wrong aircraft means inevitable frustration. It feels like work managing the asset. Choosing the right […]

Duration:00:22:21

#49 | Aircraft Residual Values & Other Market Intelligence w/ Paul Cardarelli of JetNet

2/28/2017
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To make smart business aircraft decisions, you’ll need real-time, comprehensive industry intelligence. Data! For aircraft principles, partners, and passengers… this data helps you determine how to move your asset on the chess board. In this episode, Paul Cardarelli from JetNet, the world leader in aviation market intelligence since 1988, joins […]

Duration:00:27:29

#48 | What Aircraft Costs are Important?

2/1/2017
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What’s it cost? This is almost always the first question in business aviation. But, it’s the wrong first question. Instead, first ask “what costs are important?” This is quality planning discussed in episode 47. Identifying the important costs (metrics) first means straighter path, less surprises, better quality control later. To […]

Duration:00:36:28

#47 | “Quality by Design” in Business Aviation

1/1/2017
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All industries… small and large, local and global, succeed or struggle based on quality. This is most evident in manufacturing… think Toyota vs. American car manufacturers. But, other sectors center on quality, too… from healthcare to energy to technology to transportation: the “good vs. great” differentiator is always quality, revealed in […]

Duration:00:19:06

#46 | Identify, Recruit, Place Qualified Aviation Professionals w/ George Kythreotis

10/20/2016
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Get the right people on the bus, in the right seats. First “who,” then “what.” This is classic “Good to Great” thinking for business… and business aviation. With the right people flying, maintaining, and administering your private aviation activities, risk goes down, value goes up. Think, maximum ROI. But, how do […]

Duration:00:30:21

#45 Threat & Error Management in Business Aviation Ops. w/ Shannon Forrest

9/1/2016
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Today, we’re discussing threats and errors inside business aviation operations that can eat away safety margin and expose private jet principals and passengers to unnecessary risk. To help us, we’re joined by author, speaker, and aviation safety advocate, Shannon Forest. He’s here to identify and handle these sometimes silent threats/errors […]

Duration:00:20:14

#44 | Summer of Safety – 3 Must-Attend Safety Events

8/1/2016
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Show notes to be posted soon.

Duration:00:13:14

#43 | Summer of Safety – Calibrating Team Capacity

7/1/2016
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The multitude of unseen duties that keep your business aviation assets operating safely, smoothly, and on budget require peoples' bandwidth. But, as more and more bandwidth is utilized, team capacity is consumed and risk rises. Not good. To help your operation manage this “too much to do” risk factor, I'll […]

Duration:00:18:51

#42 | Summer of Safety – Training & Risk Margins

6/1/2016
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This episode kids off the “Summer of Safety” series… shows that reveal the return-on-investment through a risk mitigation lens. Think: $1 safety investment for $5 safety equity. We'll translate training costs into the real-life benefit you get, cover what crew/staff training course are “bare minimum” vs. “best-practice,” and show why those […]

Duration:00:30:53

#41 | Aircraft Pre-Purchase Inspection Pointers w/ 30 Year Expert Don Sebastian

5/1/2016
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With business aircraft, the pre-purchase inspection is an important due-diligence tool: revealing risk and uncovering value. Here, the details, the data, and decades of front-line experience drives smart spending decisions. Our expert today, Don Sebastian, knows the pre-by ecosystem intimately and today he’s sharing his specific pre-purchase pointers gathered over […]

Duration:00:34:33

#40 | Buying a Business Jet w/ Rene Banglesdorf from Charlie Bravo Aviation

4/1/2016
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I grew up waterskiing on a shallow inland lake with smooth water and boats motoring about freely. It looked perfect, and it was… if you knew where NOT to go. See, some parts of the lake were littered with submerged tree stumps. You couldn’t see these tree stumps. But, you […]

Duration:00:43:44

#39 | Cost Basics Behind Business Aviation w/ ProJet’s Shye Gilad

3/1/2016
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Business aviation is a competitive-advantage tool. And like any tool, business aviation requires mental and monetary investments to leverage time so users can maximize productivity and potential (at work and at home). Decoding the financial framework that funds owning/operating a business aircraft (charter, fractional, full ownership) helps keep costs within […]

Duration:00:49:47

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

2/1/2016
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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 management structure. Understanding your options here will reduce your investment risk and maximize the product/service […]

Duration:00:26:36