Sat, Oct 14, 2006
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
"If it were just Daley, I'd ignore his ravings, just as
the folks in the federal government in charge of security and
airspace do. But it's not just him. Other politicians (with the
spectacular and notable exception of New York City Mayor Michael
Bloomberg) and self-appointed "experts" are jumping on the tragic
accident -- repeat, accident -- in New York to sound off again
about the "danger" of light aircraft, and how they must be
regulated, restricted, banned."
Source: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
President Phil Boyer, in an impassioned letter published on the
AOPA website Friday. In it, Boyer responds to comments made by
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley regarding the crash Wednesday of a
Cirrus SR20 into a New York apartment building... as well as
comments from legislators calling for an outright ban on general
aviation aircraft flying over large US cities.
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