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No Plane No Gain: WA Recognizes General Aviation Value

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Washington Governor Christine Gregoire recently announced a statewide proclamation declaring May “General Aviation Appreciation Month” in the state. The proclamation outlines the critical role general aviation (GA) plays in business, agriculture, emergency medical air- service and the overall economy – all benefits highlighted through the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign jointly sponsored by NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. General aviation contributes over 178,000 jobs and approximately $3.18 billion in total economic impact to Washington alone. NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen welcomed the proclamation: “It is great to see Washington join other states in recognizing the value of general aviation to their communities and economies.” Read the full story at:

http://www.nbaa.org/advocacy/regional/20100510-wa-ga-proclamation.php


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