Tue, Aug 30, 2011
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 Day
"The FAA has failed to explain why it reversed its
long-standing policy recognizing that very real concerns about
safety, security and competitiveness justify giving aircraft owners
and operators a way to 'opt-out' of having their flights tracked by
anyone, anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. This
reality has been pointed out in the overwhelming opposition to the
government's plans for the BARR. The government ignored these
concerns, but we believe the court will not be so dismissive."
Source: NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen in a court filing
concerning the BARR program.
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