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Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.19.12)

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 thought-provoking.

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

"I'd like to tell whoever is pushing this idea that I didn't hire a consultant to study the feasibility of user fees the way the government does. I've lived it for the last 30 years as I've watched the slow decline of aviation and the drop in traffic around the country. I've watched as pilots I know who fly for the major and regional carriers take pay cuts or lose pensions. I've watched as Cessna, Piper, Beechcraft and others shut down production lines. And now we are going to turn around and tell these people they have to pay an additional fee per flight." Source: ANN Reader Ron Ivey of Leesburg, FL, commenting on the White House's response to the anti-user fee petition on the White House website.

FMI: www.whitehouse.gov

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