Unfortunately, Mr. I'm-not-afraid-to-fly-but-you-should-be, isn't alone. Phil Boyer, AOPA president, speaking about the public perception of small airplanes at the SATS (Small Airplane Transportation System) demonstration last summer, asked, "How many of you have offered a plane ride to a friend, only to have them turn you down with a response like … you're not going to get me into one of those little things? Or perhaps you have heard the words … you mean it only has a single engine? Those of us who own 'small aircraft' are very proud of our investments-but how are they viewed by the un-aviation-savvy general public? Rich Fat Cats-Unsafe, noisy little airplanes. The public fears little planes falling out of the sky … all of these are issues and perceptions that must be changed …."