- The skies, the limit: Personal use of corporate jets flies in the face of cutbacks and criticisms. Martin, Richard // Nation's Restaurant News;3/21/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p55
Comments on the personal use of corporate jets in the restaurant industry, in the face of cutbacks and austerity programs in the U.S. Emergence of the corporate jet as a necessary business tool; Value of personal travel on corporate jets; Implications for industry executives.
- 2: Take hospitality to new heights. RAVNEBERG, CHRISTI // Nation's Restaurant News;1/26/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p6
An interview with chef-owner Kent Rathbun is presented. Rathbun is the owner of fine-dining concepts Jasper's, Abacus and Shinsei, all located in Texas. Rathbun shares his views on possibilities in private-jet catering. When asked why he sees private-jet catering is still a lucrative base...
- The sky's the limit. CZYZEWSI, ANDREW // Engineer (00137758);7/4/2011, Vol. 296 Issue 7820, p9
The article focuses on the four-year myCopter project that will asses whether personal flying vehicles could be used in Europe or not.
- Fringe benefit air travel. Green Jr., Gary L. // National Public Accountant;Oct93, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p6
Discusses the valuation of an employee's personal flights on an employer-provided noncommercial flight for tax purposes. Use of the Internal Revenue Services formula; Multiplying the Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) mileage rate by an aircraft assigned constant value; Current SIFL mileage...
- Into the wild blue yonder. Fitzgerald, Karen // Science World;3/25/94, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p18
Describes a 13-year-old's experience of flying through a program called Young Eagles. Commemoration of the 100th year anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first flight; Thrill of flying for teenagers; Explanation on the operation of airplanes based on the principles of physics; Definitions of...
- Free to take risks. Mac McClellan, J. // Flying;May96, Vol. 123 Issue 5, p11
Discusses items and topics related to general aviation in the United States. Reasons for the incompatibilities of the safety records of general aviation and of major airlines; Issue of the minimum equipment for IFR flight; Case against Superior Air Parts for alleged defective engine valves.
- Like an old friend. Collins, Richard L. // Flying;May96, Vol. 123 Issue 5, p14
Discusses items and topics related to general aviation in the United States. Effects of the Blizzard of 1996 on general aviation; Issue on flight simulators as bases for certification or rating of proficiency; Question on the value of a longer runway in an airport in Frederick, Maryland.
- First flight. Mac McClellan, J. // Flying;June97, Vol. 124 Issue 6, p9
Recounts the author's flight aboard an airplane together with some of the editors of `Flying' magazine on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Weather conditions during the flight; Differences in approach to weather information gathering among pilots in the group; Surreal time spent flying...
- Take a deep breath. Collins, Richard L. // Flying;June97, Vol. 124 Issue 6, p14
Narrates the author's first exposure to the airplane's altitude chamber while flying aboard the P210 from Fort Worth, Texas to Maryland. Lessons on supplemental oxygen; Fuel stop at Paducah, Kentucky; Effect of late winter storms on groundspeed.