A state legislator in Idaho has proposed a specialty license
plate that would benefit the Idaho Aviation Foundation.
Idaho Backcountry Airstrip
Republican Joe Palmer proposed the specialty plate, which would
feature the slogan "Fly Idaho." The Spokane, WA Spokesman Review
reports that "Pilot's Paradise" is also being considered.
Palmer is a pilot, and says the foundation assists in opening up
Idaho's backcountry airstrips. The often-unimproved landing sites
in many cases provide the only access to much of the state's
wilderness for those unable to hike in or ride on horseback. Palmer
said that the plate could help open those areas to disabled
veterans who could not reach them any other way.
Idaho currently has 75 specialty plates available for drivers to