Barry Schiff, Defender of the Beleaguered Santa Monica Airport

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Chances are, you've read one of Barry Schiff's books or heard him speak about his lifelong affair with the air, but the accomplished pilot and aviation advocate is also a staunch defender of one of the nation's most threatened airports as chairman of the board of the Santa Monica Airport Association. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Schiff about the current issues surrounding access by larger business jets and why that's just part of a greater threat to the facility.