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User currently offlineks5114 From United States of America, joined Oct 2011, 15 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 10 months 8 hours ago) and read 34637 times:

Does anyone know how Steve Jobs had a private jet? We all know about Microsoft's Paul Allen's private plane(s), but what about the late Steve Jobs?

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User currently offlinemffoda From United States of America, joined Apr 2010, 1067 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 10 months 7 hours ago) and read 34252 times:

If I recall correctly? He received a G-V from Apple when he returned to the company.


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User currently offlineN328KF From United States of America, joined May 2004, 6483 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (2 years 10 months 7 hours ago) and read 34212 times:

Here is a photo of his plane, as posted by the Airliners.net Twitter feed:


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Photo © S.C. Rubke




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User currently offline777STL From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 3576 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (2 years 10 months 7 hours ago) and read 34212 times:

Quoting mffoda (Reply 1):
If I recall correctly? He received a G-V from Apple when he returned to the company.

You are correct.

http://www.tuaw.com/2005/05/19/spy-shots-of-steve-jobs-gulfstream/



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User currently onlineJoeCanuck From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 5410 posts, RR: 30
Reply 4, posted (2 years 10 months 7 hours ago) and read 34037 times:

Edited for condolences.

[Edited 2011-10-05 20:57:15]


What the...?
User currently offlineflyglobal From Germany, joined Mar 2008, 573 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (2 years 10 months 7 hours ago) and read 33916 times:

I may assume that you coincidently started this thread ahead of the news that Steve Jobs just passed away.

So my condolence to him and his family at the first place.

For the subject I do not have a contribution due to no information

regards

Flyglobal


User currently offlineWestWing From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2134 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (2 years 10 months 7 hours ago) and read 33835 times:

Marmalade Skies ... from the LSD song ... which was recorded before the Apple label years. Cute!


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User currently offlineobadiah1 From United States of America, joined May 2009, 3 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 24962 times:

Not sure but I think it was G-IV N2N

User currently offline26point2 From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 813 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 21822 times:

Based at KSCK I believe.

Many Silicon Valley corps base planes at outlying airports such as KSCK for cheaper fuel and due to limited hangar space at KSJC. KMRY, KMCC also popular.


User currently offline777STL From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 3576 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 18860 times:

Quoting obadiah1 (Reply 7):
Not sure but I think it was G-IV N2N

FAA.gov has it registered as a G-V, and Steve Jobs still owns it apparently. Or rather, his estate does.

http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinqu...sults.aspx?NNumbertxt=2N&x=24&y=19



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User currently offline0NEWAIR0 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 939 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 15592 times:

Quoting ikramerica (Reply 12):
Quoting Part147 (Reply 11):
I find it interesting that he worked WITHOUT pay according to the info on this A.Net picture...

Yes, $1 and all the perks was his salary. That included stock (though not nearly as much as some CEO/founders have), expenses, medical, transportation (including the jet).
Quoting sw733 (Reply 13):
That's actually not uncommon. I would say he probably worked for $1/year rather than zero pay whatsoever, which I believe was still is salary when he left the company. There are many CEOs who work for something ridiculous like that and make their riches off of stock. I believe it was just announced that Meg Whitman @ HP will do the same.

SW733 is right. Worked "without pay" (well, $1) is very misleading - though it does sound very good when you hear it. The actual salary (no matter the dollar amount) most, if not all, CEOs get at Fortune 500 companies makes up a very small percentage of their total compensation package.



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User currently offlineColAvionLover From Panama, joined Dec 2008, 107 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 13532 times:
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Yes, N2N, a G-V was his jet. My question now is: Who will own the plane?


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User currently offlinecanoecarrier From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2839 posts, RR: 12
Reply 12, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 13255 times:

Quoting ColAvionLover (Reply 11):
Yes, N2N, a G-V was his jet. My question now is: Who will own the plane?

In the short term his estate. Ultimate ownership would be determined by the direction within his last will and testament.



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User currently offlineqf002 From Australia, joined Jul 2011, 2949 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 13255 times:

Quoting ColAvionLover (Reply 11):
Who will own the plane?

If he owned it then whoever he left it to in his will, or if nobody then it automatically goes to his wife (at least that's what would happen under the law here in Australia). Or if Apple still owns it then the obviously still do, and I imagine that they'll continue using it.


User currently offlineCactus105 From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 59 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 10643 times:

My Condolences to family friends, prayers are with them!

As for the A/C, gotta like that tail # N2N

[Edited 2011-10-06 13:58:38]


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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 8003 times:

Quoting flyglobal (Reply 5):
I may assume that you coincidently started this thread ahead of the news that Steve Jobs just passed away

No.. almost 5 hours later



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User currently offlinesoon7x7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 6265 times:

Quoting flyglobal (Reply 5):
I may assume that you coincidently started this thread ahead of the news that Steve Jobs just passed away.

It is a fair and timely question given the circumstances...as a corporate jet photographer I was wondering the same thing...and true to form...the answer to my question already posted on A/net. Thnxmuch...


User currently offlinebuzz100ca From United States of America, joined May 2007, 89 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 5187 times:

Quoting 26point2 (Reply 8):
Based at KSCK I believe.

N2N is based at SJC.


User currently offlineLimaNiner From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 400 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 4651 times:

Quoting 777STL (Reply 9):
Steve Jobs still owns it apparently.

Wow -- most others jump through great hoops to obscure the ownership of their jets, forming holding comapnies (Blue City Holdings, anyone?), or whatever... How many jets are registered to Wells Fargo?


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