Aviation Articles

Pilot Pay Comparison

Published: 10-25-2006
This comparison looks at the hourly wage and monthly hours of service (time at work) between a typical 9 to 5 job and an Airline Pilot.

Airline Quarterly Financial Score Cards

Published: 10-12-2006
Three things have recently occurred. First, early this summer Glen Engel left Goldman Sachs after 20 years of outstanding research.

Should I wait to take Social Security?

Published: 08-24-2006
The majority of clients our firm deals with choose to take their Social Security benefits early based primarily on the old adage that ?one in the hand is better than two in the bush.?

Avoid These 11 Common Business Writing Mistakes

Published: 08-20-2006
Here is a quick list of a few mistakes in business writing that make you look unprofessional.

Flight Crew Leasing Companies

Published: 08-20-2006
If the listing requires a JAA or JAR ATPL (a European ATP), consider that converting your FAA certificate to JAA/JAR will be necessary.

Cover Letter Do's and Don'ts

Published: 07-26-2006
Here is a short list of items to think about when finishing up that all-important cover letter to your favorite airline. Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression. Make yours count.

Hydration and the Pilot

Published: 07-22-2006
Most people know that the body is made up of 65-75% water and have heard how important it is to drink 8 glasses, or about 64 ounces, of water each day.

Q&A with Lori Clark: How Old Is Too old?

Published: 07-17-2006
Years ago, 30-ish was the "cutoff" age for getting hired at a major airline. While those days are gone, there are clearly important decisions that must be made when getting a late start in aviation.

Financial Disaster Plan

Published: 07-17-2006
When a catastrophe hits, you need to think, move and act quickly.

Buying a Second Home

Published: 07-17-2006
A second home and a rental property are two separate things. Consider both with the same logical approach you would use to evaluate any investment.


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