Our industry and Universal needs your help!

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Our industry and Universal needs your help!
Dear Friends,

It’s that time again – time for us to step up as an industry, let our collective voices be heard and protect our industry and livelihoods! As you can read in NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen’s letter, the issue of privatizing air traffic control paid for by user fees is once again rearing its ugly head.

If passed, imagine the trickledown effect: reduced access to airports and airspace and higher costs to fly. That could ultimately lead to lower aircraft utilization; fewer aircraft, pilots, schedulers, dispatchers and other flight department members, FBO and other service provider employees. This means jobs!

We must come together to fight for our industry. NBAA continues to make it easy for us to do so. Just push the Contact Congress button in Ed’s letter. We know they listen because it’s worked before. Please join me in telling Congress that a privatized air traffic control funded with user fees is not an acceptable solution!

Greg Evans
Chairman of the Board
Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
Chair, NBAA AMAC Committee

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C. Gregory Evans is Chairman of the Board for Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. and a vocal and active advocate for business aviation. Mr. Evans has been with Universal since 1978 and currently serves as a member of the National Business Aviation Association’s Associate Member Advisory Council. Prior to serving as Chairman, Mr. Evans served as flight supervisor for two years and Vice President, Operations Officer for 18 years. Mr. Evans earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Marketing from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. He is also extremely active in the community, supporting organizations such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and donating the usage of Universal’s business jet to assist non-profit organizations, including the Corporate Angel Network, Impact a Hero and Operation Mend.

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