“Time is our most precious commodity, and there are conveniences that wealth brings to essentially get you more time. —retired Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, explaining why he commutes via private jet from his Seattle home to watch games of the Los Angeles Clippers, the basketball team he bought last year for $2 billion. ”
ATG Javelin May Be Resurrected
Since suspending development of the two-seat Javelin very light jet program in late December, the board of directors at Aviation Technology Group of Englewood, Colo., has continued to negotiate with Israel Aerospace Industries (its strategic partner) and financial institutions. According to ATG, the board's efforts are now "focused on negotiations with interested parties pursuing a possible sale or a majority buyout of ATG." The company said several teams are seeking potential buyers, requesting their "best and final offer bids."