Sat, Aug 21, 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
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
“As a career mobility pilot, I
am convinced that the C-130 is one of the greatest aircraft ever
built. The ‘Herc’ has earned its place in history
through its enormous contributions to crisis response for 50 years.
With our C-130 fleet and the dedicated active duty, Air National
Guard and Air Force Reserve aircrews that fly them, we are a
tremendous force multiplier in the global war on
Source: Gen. John W. Handy, commander of U.S.
Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command, commenting on the
50th anniversary of the first flight of the ubiquitous C-130
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