Sun, Dec 23, 2007
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
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I was initially a navigation electronics technician
aboard submarines... I've always had a fascination for
aviation and I've always wanted to become an officer, so this
opportunity gave me the chance to do both."
Source: Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dale Courtney
of Richmond, Va., one of the first two Navy "Flying Chief
Warrant Officers. "The Navy instituted the program to
supplement the current officer aviation force by placing qualified
CWOs in the cockpit as pilots and naval flight officers (NFOs). He
and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Adam Rittierodt of Kent, Wash., were
among the first to take advantage of the opportunity and received
their wings during a ceremony held Dec. 20th.
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