Sat, Mar 08, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually
derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick
quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We’re being particularly aggressive in ratcheting
up the level of safety, on our runways especially. Last year, only
eight runway incursions involved commercial aircraft. That’s
eight in more than 61 million operations."
Source: FAA Acting Administrator Robert
Sturgell, speaking Friday before the Committee on Appropriations,
Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and
Related Agencies concerning the agency's $14.6 billion budget
request for FY2009.
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