Mon, Mar 15, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I am a long time pilot -- a
passionate pilot. I’ve been flying for more than 35 years. I
have a commercial and instrument rating, and plenty of experience
with the air traffic control system of this nation. I recognize the
importance of the FAA and the air traffic control system, and the
need for the modernization of the system. I see that we need to
improve the technology, but we have the safest system in the world,
and I can tell you that privatization is not going to happen in
Source: Senator John Kerry (D-MA), the apparent
heir to the Democratic presidential nomination, speaking at a
Houston town hall meeting last week. He was asked about
privatization by a man claiming to be an air traffic controller.
The Bush administration has said it wants to privatize at least 69
more towers around the country.
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