Each of us who wishes general aviation was better respected has the power to make that case publicly, outside the confines of the FBO, or the hangar. Every single one of us has the ability to let our candidates for public office know what we think, what we value, and what we’re looking for in a governor, senator, representative, or city councilman. Individually, we are many, but we are weak. And that is how we have traditionally presented our arguments – individually, and weakly. Collectively however, we are a power to be reckoned with. We can turn the tide if we apply ourselves as a unified machine, working toward a common goal.
So I ask again, How involved are you? How committed are you willing to be?
Election day is three weeks away. Time enough to make yourself known to your friends, neighbors, and the local newspaper’s editorial board.
Go ahead, make your case. Make a difference. There’s still time.
Jamie Beckett is a CFI and A&P mechanic who stepped into the political arena in an effort to promote and protect GA at his local airport.
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