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Jon Doolottle

Jon Doolottle
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Jon holds a BA from Trinity College and an MBA in Finance from New York University and the University of Connecticut. Jon also holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Aviation Insurance Professional (CAIP) designations. Jon started refueling airplanes while he was in college to pay for his flying lessons. He worked as a flight instructor and charter pilot, and later as a dispatcher for a regional airline. Jon spent 5 years in New York City as an underwriter for USAIG, where he handled commercial and corporate aviation accounts. He started the company in 1986 with one other person in a spare bedroom. Jon is a current CFII and an FAA Aviation Safety Counselor. He presents insurance and safety-related seminars on behalf of the FAA and other groups. He is also a contributor to several aviation publications including “The Aviation Consumer” and “Twin & Turbine” magazine.

Insurance for Homebuilts: Planning 101

Choosing the right model for your skill level and one that’s well-supported is the first step in dealing with a hardened insurance climate.

In Case You Missed it

Staying in the Game

It’s never been easy to afford flying, and it’s getting harder. As costs continue to rise, here are innovative ways to stay in the air.

Aero ‘lectrics

Columnist Jim Weir sounds off on an all-purpose beeper that will work for most anything you want to call attention to in the cockpit.

The Dawn Patrol

When the rains came to Oshkosh, it wasn't enough to get the intrepid Dawn Patrol coterie down. Dick Starks says thanks for the memories.

Unairworthy

Brake caliper without safety wire.