Rich Aviation Services Wins Fort Worth Business Competition

Congratulations to Rich Aviation Services (RAS), who won the 2014 Fort Worth Business Plan Competition Thursday night at Texas Christian University.

The first place prize was worth $6,000 in cash and approximately $34,000 in training, counseling and advertising.

Second place went to Boyd Construction Services, and third place went to Janz Hair & Fashion Jewelry Galley.

RAS business development manager Paige Oliver said in a release that the “competition helped build a solid foundation for a direction for our company.”

RAS is located at Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth, and provides quality flight training to students within Texas and outlying states. “Through top-of-the-line equipment and highly qualified FAA-certified instructors, the companies fulfill lifetime goals for a range of students from airplane enthusiasts to those seeking a profession in aviation.”

The Fort Worth Business Competition provides an opportunity for Tarrant County small businesses to develop a business plan “while receiving six weeks of training and coaching on strengthening their business.” Twenty-three businesses were selected to compete in the competition.

The full press release is here.

Rachel Winstead

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