Bates Jet Inc.
Bates Jet is located in Frederick Maryland 40 miles northwest of Washington DC. Frederick MD is also home of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) at the Frederick Airport (FDK). Also, Francis Scott Key, the author of "Star Spangled Banner" was born and buried in Frederick MD. So happens Bruce Bates, Bates Jet's CEO is related to Katherine Lee Bates, author of "America the Beautiful," a song first published on July 4, 1895. If you are ever in Frederick, please call us. We'd be delighted to show you our town and discuss any aviation requirement you might have.