Ky aerospace

What is Kentucky’s leading export industry? If I told you that it’s manufacturers of products for the aviation and aerospace industry, would you be surprised?  In 2014, Kentucky Aerospace exports quietly surpassed far better known industries such as automotive and bourbon.  Robert Riggs is founder and current board member of the Kentucky Aviation Association.  He spoke with Tom Martin.

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Kentucky officials say the state exported another record amount of its products around the world in 2014.