Vice President Cheney Visits Adam Aircraft
Vice President Dick Cheney visited Adam Aircraft in Englewood, Colo., on Friday to deliver remarks about the U.S. economy. "Being selected as the host company for Vice President Cheney's visit to Colorado is quite an honor," said Rick Adam, founder and CEO of Adam Aircraft. "We are living proof that the American economy is alive and well. Our expansion plans are well supported by the strong market and we look forward to creating many new jobs this year." Cheney praised the company as a model of optimism and innovation. "You're producing high-quality aircraft and selling them to satisfied customers," he said. "And that's a wise business plan." Adam's A500 twin-piston aircraft is approaching FAA certification and the A700 AdamJet is currently undergoing flight tests. The company's largest outside investor is Goldman Sachs. Adam Aircraft's headquarters are based at Centennial Airport.