If your business owns or charters corporate jets, then it's important to know some of the language used in connection with corporate jets. While not as large as jets used by commercial airlines, corporate jets are still complex machines with their own industry-specific language that may sound foreign to those unfamiliar with it. If your company charters corporate jets, then knowing key terms related to corporate jets may help you negotiate a better charter contract.
Air charter brokerAn air charter broker acts as the middleman between the person or business chartering a corporate jet and the owners of a corporate jet.
Federal Aviation AdministrationThe Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, governs almost everything relating to any airplanes, including corporate jets. Pilots, crew, mechanics and aircraft owners all fall under the FAA's jurisdiction.
Federal Aviation Administration explains what the FAA does.
Airframe and powerplant mechanicsAirframe and powerplant mechanics repair and maintain corporate jets. You can find an airframe and powerplant mechanic at your local airport. If you own more than one corporate jet, then your company may opt to hire a full-time airframe and powerplant mechanic.
United States Department of Labor describes what an airframe and powerplant mechanic does.