Fri, Jun 22, 2012
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
"Although the aviation sector is enjoying one of its safest periods in history, we have experienced some troubling incidents over the past few years. The agency has already made substantial progress implementing the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010. Among other accomplishments, the FAA has issued new pilot fatigue rules and moved forward on the use of Safety Management Systems. As the new Administrator, I expect that you make sure the industry continues to embrace a strong culture of safety." Source: Senate Commerce Committee Chair John D. "Jay" Rockefeller IV (D-WV), in opening remarks for the first confirmation hearing for Acting FAA Administrator Michael Huerta.
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