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Obama Calls People >$250,000 a Year ‘Jet Owners’For those of you involved in corporate aviation, you're keenly aware of the cost and will probably get a kick out of this article that questions Obama's use of "jet owners" to describe families making >$250K. ...or maybe he was confusing "jet" with a Dyson "Turbine" Vacuum Cleaner! (blogs.wsj.com) More...
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I guess when you're flying on the taxpayers's dime you're wildly out of touch with the actual operating cost of private jets.
@mduell - Obama was certainly in the "jet owner" category ($250K+) before becoming President and didn't own a jet.
Especially when your private jet is a 747. And your wife's on an African safari. Paid for by who?
On July 1st, my company, Perry Flying Center in KPTN will mark its 28th anniversary. With the President's virtual shutdown of offshore oil exploration and his war on corporate aviation & capitalism, I wonder if we will be around to celebrate our 29th.
I cant stand him......
I heard this on the radio today and just about died. Thank you Mr. President...as if the Aviation Industry didn't have enough problems already in the media. The last thing we need is for you to give it a negative connotation. So many nasty things I want to say right now...<breathe>