Business Jet Traveler

October 20, 2014
Volcanoes Virunga Lodge
A high-altitude trek in a remote African bamboo forest puts our correspondent face-to-face with humanity’s closest relatives.
October 8, 2014
“This is business aviation at its best—so many people giving their time and talents to such a worthy cause.” —Ed Bolen, president and CEO of the NBAA. (Photos: Mark Phelps)
The Special Olympics Games have profoundly impacted millions of people. Aircraft owners and operators help make the events possible.
October 8, 2014
You can buy millions in coverage for hundreds in premiums, so why not load up? (Illustration: John T. Lewis)
Policies are cheap, so it’s easy to be well covered. Here’s what you need to consider.
October 8, 2014
Some business jet travelers may save time door-to-door by using a helicopter, thereby upping their usage enough to justify  an ownership stake.
Fractional ownership, a well-known option for business jet travelers, can make sense for helicopter users as well.
October 7, 2014
Once again, our annual Readers’ Choice Survey has produced a record response.
September 26, 2014
If you’re thinking about buying a luxury electric car, there is only one choice, says our reviewer: the Tesla Model S.
Want to buy an electric car? Make it this one, says our reviewer.
September 26, 2014
Time periods for leaving the state vary greatly. Kansas allows 10 days; Colorado gives you 120. The event that starts the clock varies greatly as well. (Illustration: John T. Lewis)
Sales taxes offer an easy way for states to raise revenue, and business jets are a favorite target.
September 26, 2014
Six new cameras offer a wide range of options for casual photographers and serious photography buffs. (Photo: Fotolia)
With equipment like this, it’s becoming difficult to take a bad photo.
September 23, 2014
You can get some major deals on Diamonds and Beechjets made before 1991, but there’s a reason for that.
You don’t find many airplanes that still count among best in class after four decades in the marketplace.
September 23, 2014
The prepurchase inspection is a key event in any business aircraft sales transaction.

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Quote/Unquote

“You’re absolutely right—and you can’t stand up in your [expletive] Rolls-Royce, either.”

-William Lear, in the early '60s, replying to a man who complained that he couldn't stand up in the original Lear Jet