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Business and Corporate Aviation Management

Choosing an on-demand air transportation system for your company and making it work is the main theme in John Sheehan's new book, Business and Corporate Aviation Management. Getting started in this complex technical field can prove a bewildering experience for the uninitiated. Once begun, managing an on-demand air transpiration operation requires skill and knowledge to continue it successfully. Business and Corporate Aviation Management offers executives, managers and flight department personnel a solid background and insights into establishing and running aviation operations.

The book provides information on:

  • How companies use aircraft to best advantage: choosing the best aircraft and method of air transpiration
  • Establishing, managing and maintaining all types of on-demand air transportation options
  • Aircraft acquisition, start-up, regulations, scheduling, finances, safety, maintenance and operations
  • Keeping flight operations safe, legal, effective and efficient

Table of contents:

  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Setting the Scene
  • Chapter 2: Determining the Need
  • Chapter 3: Getting Started
  • Chapter 4: Running the Business
  • Chapter 5: Flight Department Management
  • Chapter 6: Operations
  • Chapter 7: Maintenance
  • Chapter 8: Safety
  • Chapter 9: Putting It All Together
  • Appendix A: Business Aviation Background
  • Appendix B: Air Transportation Requirements
  • Appendix C: Owner Flown Procedures
  • Appendix D: Budget Justification
  • Appendix E: Employee Jobs and Performance

About the Author:

John J. Sheehan has extensive experience in aviation, beginning his career as a Navy carrier pilot. After a 21 year Navy career he flew corporate and charter aircraft and worked as an aviation association executive and consultant, assisting airlines, government agencies and corporate aviation with management and operational issues. In 1995 he established Professional Aviation Inc., which specializes in aircraft selection, management and safety issues for corporate flight departments. He presents management and operational workshops for the National Business Aviation Association and writes extensively for industry publications. Mr. Sheehan holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot certificate and a Master of Business Administration degree. He resides in Wilmington, NC.

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