Fri, Aug 06, 2004
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
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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particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We're dying. We need some help.
Otherwise we'll just pack up and call it a day.... All we're doing
is hoping for a miracle."
Source: Tom Polley, general manager, Ray's
Flying Club. The non-profit organization and its 120 members have
been fighting with Fullerton (CA) Municipal Airport for five years
over fees and safety issues. The airport recently won the battle to
evict Ray's and the court attached both Ray's assets and its
aircraft. Polley has sent the aircraft to an "undisclosed location"
pending appeal, but says without the income those planes generate,
the club is sunk.
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