Sun, Feb 26, 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
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
“The F-35 has the best handling of any jet
I’ve flown, which means it’s going to be easier to land
on a ship than current aircraft, and pilots can devote all of their
attention to the mission. Combined with the world’s best
sensors which allow the pilot to find and target anything
that’s out there, and a stealthy signature, which means the
enemy can’t do the same to you, this is exactly the aircraft
the UK needs to provide the best protection for our soldiers,
sailors and airmen for the next 35 years.”
Source: Royal Air Force (RAF) Squadron Leader
Jim Schofield -- the United Kingdom’s first military
test pilot to fly the F-35C.
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