Ohio aviation policy panel seeks experts from public


Ohio is seeking members of the public with expertise in aviation and aerospace technology to serve on a state panel.

Those interested in one of 14 public slots on the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee have until 4:30 p.m. Friday to apply. They could include military representatives, academic experts or industry leaders, the Associated Press reported.

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State Sen. Bill Beagle, R-Tipp City, is committee chairman. He told the AP that aviation and aerospace aren’t just a part of Ohio’s past but an important part of its economic future. The panel will work to develop policies to enhance the industry in Ohio.

Besides the 14 public members, the committee includes three legislators each from the Ohio Senate and Ohio House and a member appointed by the governor, the Associated Press reported.

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