Leaders speak up for general aviation

News

Leaders speak up for general aviation

cincinnati.com – "We've not done a good job of telling our story," said Pete Bunce, president of the Washington D.C.-based General Aviation Manufacturers Association. "We're one of the bright spots in the aviation industry."

Bunce's remarks came during a Lunken Airport rally sponsored by his association, Evendale-based GE Aviation and Piqua-based Hartzell Propeller Inc. General aviation includes recreational and business flying, basically everything except commercial and military aviation.

The event also included speeches in support of aviation from Ohio's Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Reps. Steve Driehaus (D- West Price Hill) and Jean Schmidt, (R-Miami Township).

Read the whole article »