Mon, May 10, 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.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
“Scott was an exemplary pilot and
person... During his tenure at Cirrus, he made considerable
contributions to the company, the industry, and aviation safety
that many people still benefit from today. Scott was the lead
test pilot on the SR20 and preformed all 8 of the inflight
deployments of the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS) for
development and certification. To date, 17 CAPS deployments have
saved 35 lives due to Scott’s pioneering
Source: Dale Klapmeier of Cirrus Aircraft,
sepeaking in memory of our good friend and Test pilot Scott D.
Anderson, who was one of Cirrus' lead pilots during development of
the SR20. Scott was inducted into the Minnesota Aviation Hall
of Fame on Saturday, April 24, 2010..
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