General aviation has a large role in engineering Ohio’s success. The “Buckeye State” links the northeastern United States to the Midwest, which is an asset that affects economic growth and national expansion. Ohio sees plenty of cargo and commercial aviation traffic due to the fact that transportation is one of the largest contributors to the state’s economy. Slack & Davis understands the vital role aviation plays in the Midwest state’s livelihood. Their legal management
As pilots themselves, the attorneys at Slack & Davis have been providing first-rate legal representation since 1993. For over 20 years, the aviation attorneys at Slack & Davis have helped airplane crash survivors, or those dealing with the loss of a loved one, navigate the unfamiliar territory. For a free case evaluation, contact Slack & Davis at 800-455-8686.
Aerospace and Ohio Aviation
Seventeen percent of the United States’ jobs in aviation and aerospace are based in Ohio. The fields account for the majority of Ohio’s economy as well. Research and development, tourism and general aviation create jobs to encourage Ohio’s economic development. Some of the leading aerospace companies that call Ohio home are:
- Lockheed Martin
- GE Aviation
- NASA Glenn Research Center and Plum Brook Station
These companies provide world class education and make significant R&D contributions to the fields of aviation and aerospace.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located in Dayton. Operating first and foremost as one of the largest air force bases in the country, it is also an important stop for tourists and has a strong impact on the state’s economy.
The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is home to the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. This laboratory is responsible for advanced research and development within the fields of aviation and aerospace. Academics, military personnel and government workers make up the 10,000-plus employed at this air force base.
Ohio Air Travel
There are over 100 general aviation airports and heliports in the state. In addition to the five international airports, Ohio also has two military airfields: Rickenbacker International Airport and Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
Dayton International Airport is a significant freight hub that hosts FedEx Express, UPS Airlines and United States Postal Service. The Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport is a general aviation airport that acts as a reliever airport for Dayton International Airport, used mainly by general aviation and corporate planes.
With so many outgoing flights, ensuring passenger safety is crucial. Slack & Davis aviation attorneys believe in passenger rights. If you have been injured in an airplane or helicopter crash, or experienced the loss of a family member, Slack & Davis is committed to getting you the compensation you deserve. Call us at 800-455-8686 to receive a free case evaluation.