Mark Huber is a public policy analyst and aviation industry veteran who has worked in the flight training, aircraft sales, aircraft component, and airport development businesses. He has flight time in more than 50 different and diverse aircraft including helicopters, aerobatic aircraft, vintage warbirds, jet fighters, turbine business aircraft, and transport category aircraft. He has jumped out of several of these—on purpose—with a parachute. Since 1985, his defense and aviation journalism has been published in a variety of national and international periodicals. His articles have appeared in the publications of the Convention News Company, including Business Jet Traveler, Aviation International News, AIN Alerts, NBAA Convention News, and HAI Convention News, since 2005.