So-called "flight departments" run as an afterthought by the boss's secretary and, in one case, a flight attendant. Jet-powered heavy iron flown exclusively by part-time pilots and temps retained as-needed on a per-flight basis. Revolving doors for "chief pilots" and "maintenance supervisors" and, thus, no operational continuity. A total absence of operations manuals or any form of written SOPs setting out safe and consistent operating policies and, therefore, virtually no adherence to ...

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