The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!
Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Business Aviation Executive Writes Open Letter to President Obama Asking for Relief from Government Attacks on General Aviation
Jeremy R.C. Cox
Jeremy Cox, VP at Jet Brokers in St. Louis, has just published an open letter to the President of the United States emphasizing the importance of general aviation and articulating why it should be left alone as an asset to the nation's economic recovery. General Aviation, as whole, contributes hundreds of billions of dollars in sales and support services and, as other industries, is struggling to hold its own in the current economic environment. Why, now, attempt to squeeze whatever is left of this valuable national industry?