3 A solid and thorough understanding of risk management as it applies to ownerflown aircraft that are used for serious business transportation. 4 An understanding of dispatch decision-making. 5 Significant cross-country experience "in the system" in high-performance planes. 6 Mentoring by someone who has extensive experience in high-performance business-use aircraft. 7 Clear indications of emotional and intellectual maturity, including a realistic understanding of the need to balance risk and reward when flying.