Hightower, Elliott Attend EAA Chapter 1409 Fly-In
Congressman Sam Graves and his daughter, Emily, in his Super Stearman at the Chapter 1409 fly-in July 7
July 10, 2012 - EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower and Vice President of Government and Industry Relations Sean Elliott attended the annual Tarkio, Missouri, fly-in held Saturday, July 7, hosted by EAA Chapter 1409 - home chapter of U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO).
Following the chapter's traditional pancake breakfast, Graves hosted an aviation town hall meeting at which Hightower, AOPA President Craig Fuller, Commemorative Air Force President Steve Brown and others discussed several legislative issues affecting aviation.
Graves is a longtime pilot and EAA member, frequent attendee of AirVenture Oshkosh, co-chair of the House GA Caucus, and a staunch GA supporter.