7 Black Power Players In Aeronautics

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JAMAIL LARKINS, CEO, Ascension Aircraft: This enterprising BE Nexter, who began flying in his teens, started Ascension Aircraft in 2006 with just $5,000 in startup capital. His company, which as the 2010 BE Next Company of the Year, offers services such as aircraft leasing, management, acquisition, and brokering, and it brought in more than $8 million last year. The businessman, now in his 20s, started his first company, Larkins Enterprises Inc., an advertising and aviation sales company, at 15.

JAMAIL LARKINS, CEO, Ascension Aircraft: This enterprising BE Nexter, who began flying in his…