Well that’d make jobs in the aviation industry and a ramped up aerospace company could pitch sales to external customers and maybe give the economy a little shove. Sometimes positive news and confidence is all it takes to turn around an economy. Granted it’ll probably take more than that to turn things around.
Toss in some US funded C-130s as an excuse for US foreign aid.
Now if only someone with the power to act on this idea was listening. :|