Warbird Beer Show defends business aviation

As corporate flight departments shake their heads over the furor created by U.S. auto executives flying in corporate jets to Washington, D.C., support for business aviation came this week from an unusual source: The Warbird Beer Show.

Internet radio talk show hosts Dave Holmes and Greg Muir usually get more kudos for their banter than anything else. “Sidney and Scratch,” hosts of The Warbird Beer Show, are known for covering all types of aviation and space stories, usually with an ample dose of humor.

A recent show, however, featured a serious segment on the true value of business aviation. Regarding the “business jet furor,” Holmes said, “Business jets are tools and not toys. They’re not frivolous assets that need to be parked.”

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