Thu, Jul 08, 2010
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 issues.
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.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"(S)uch overly broad and unsophisticated restrictions as
the one released this (Wednesday) morning which will ground all
general aviation traffic for nearly a day sends a loud and
unwelcome message to the businesses based in Las Vegas and those
needing to travel to Las Vegas for business. We urge you to
reconsider these punitive restrictions on general aviation and work
with the general aviation specialists at the TSA and FAA to craft
acceptable procedures that retain the necessary security for the
President while also facilitating access to one of the
nation’s most important cities."
Source: NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen,
in an open letter to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano concerning a
TFR in place around Las Vegas for a visit from President Obama.
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