Flying

Used Jet Review: Beechjet

You don’t find many airplanes that still count among best in class after four decades in the marketplace.

Money

Flying Away from State Sales Taxes

Sales taxes offer an easy way for states to raise revenue, and business jets are a favorite target.

People

Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote

When Honeywell International appointed Dave Cote as CEO and chairman in 2002, the world was in recession and the company was in dire straits. But Cote, whose hardscrabble New Hampshire childhood is well documented, was used to turning things around.

Time Off

Low-level Flying: Tesla Model S

Want to buy an electric car? Make it this one, says our reviewer.

Bizav Basics

That new-airplane smell

When you’re buying a jet, months of work culminate the moment you sign the papers. You’re finished with research, analysis, due diligence and inspections. You’ve had the last of your consultations with brokers, attorneys, accountants, pilots and mechanics. The marathon has been run and now you can reap the rewards.

 

Quote/Unquote

“What we need to do is always lean into the future. When the world changes around you and when it changes against you—what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind—you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy. ”

-Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos at a press conference for the third-generation Kindle Fire tablet.