Business and CorporateAviation Management, by John J. Sheehan

Business and Corporate
Aviation Management

by John J. Sheehan

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How to choose the best flight method for your company and making it work.

Here is a comprehensive and practical guide to choosing a business aviation model, setting it up, and making it work. The author, who has more than four decades in the aviation industry, skillfully blends business and aviation issues to provide solid decision-making strategies and smart operating practices for the establishment and management of business aircraft.

  • Explains methods of evaluating air transportation needs and choosing appropriate means to meeting them
  • Provides detailed how-to information for aviation personnel on running a flight department
  • Ties all facets of business aviation operation together: business, operations, administration, and financial
  • Covers regulatory requirements, policies, scheduling, planning, security, safety, training, and more
  • Includes extensive compilation of forms and checklists

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  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Setting the Scene
  • Determining the Need
  • Getting Started
  • Running the Business
  • Flight Department Management
  • Operations
  • Maintenance
  • Safety
  • Putting It All Together
  • Business Aviation Background
  • Air Transportation Requirements
  • Owner Flown Procedures
  • Budget Justification
  • Employee Jobs and Performance
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • About the Author

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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This is a must-read book Aug 29, 2011 Anonymous
  This is a book that corporate aviation has needed for a long time. It sets the scene by helping companies choose an aircraft and a type of operation and then stepping them through the process of getting the operation off the ground. The real value of the book lies in its insight and understanding of how flight departments should work and the methods of achieving those goals. The amount of... more...

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