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Keeping Your Aircraft’s Avionics Repair Costs Under Control

When aircraft avionics fail, the repair costs can be quite substantial.  Computers are now integrating into virtually every part of our lives and we all know that they fail occasionally.  Modern aircraft are no exception; even though the computers within our modern aircraft are extremely reliable, even they can fail.  When these computers fail, the… Read More

The Right Stuff and Corporate Jet Pilots

Choosing a pilot for your corporate jet should, at first glance, be an easy task to accomplish. Airline transport pilot certificate, first class medical certificate, type rating, education and experience; check!  These qualifications fit the requirements put in place by your insurance policy but are they really enough to ensure you have made the right… Read More

How to Choose a Base for Your New Aircraft

When planning for the acquisition of a new aircraft, one of the considerations will be where you should base the aircraft. There are numerous factors to take into consideration when choosing the base for your new aircraft.  Generally, you’ll need to choose a specific airport and then choose a facility at that airport. When choosing… Read More

How an Aircraft Manager Can Help You With Your Next Aircraft Purchase

When purchasing a jet aircraft, using a well-qualified team of professionals ensures you are provided the most accurate and beneficial guidance during the transaction. While you will likely contract with a broker to handle the acquisition, you shouldn’t stop there in assembling your acquisition team.  Ideally, your team will consist of your broker, an aviation… Read More

Charter Management Can Reduce Your Property Taxes

Place your aircraft on a Charter Management Agreement with Desert Jet.  It will earn charter revenue and reduce your property taxes! If your aircraft is 100% at your home-base airport, then you are responsible for 100% of the property taxes in that state.  However, if your aircraft is used in charter operations across the United… Read More

Hot, High, and Humid – Desert Jet Operations

As another summer rolls on in the desert of Southern California, many people look forward to summer vacations, barbeques, spending time with friends and family, and most importantly, finding ways to beat the heat! While our pilots at Desert Jet enjoy all these things, they are also preparing to battle the notorious weather that is… Read More

A Basic Guide to Generating Revenue with Your Jet

If you are using your jet less frequently now than when you first purchased it, you might be thinking of ways to reduce your ownership expenses. If you have a good management arrangement, either with the Chief Pilot/Director of Operations of your own flight department or with a well-respected management company, you probably have your… Read More

The Definitive Guide to Supplemental Lift

There are times when you may need to find supplemental lift options, such as when your own aircraft is unable to complete the mission due to maintenance, scheduling, or crew availability. With so many options available, it can be tough to determine which option best fits your needs. Learn how to choose between charter, fractional,… Read More

The Three Hs of Aircraft Performance – Hot, High and Humid

As another summer rolls on in the desert of Southern California, many people look forward to summer vacations, barbeques, spending time with friends and family, and most importantly, finding ways to beat the heat! While our pilots at Desert Jet enjoy all these things, they are also preparing to battle the notorious weather that is… Read More

The Biggest Myth You’ll Face When Choosing a Private Jet Travel Option

When considering the options available to fulfill your private jet travel needs, you might receive recommendations about the various methods of travel available by someone that has never personally evaluated your travel needs.  This is a frequent occurrence in the aviation industry, as there are many sales people that try to oversimplify what is really… Read More

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