Mon, Sep 05, 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
"Close proximity of the helicopter skids, rotors, body
or tail to the horses and/or ground poses a safety risk for the
horses. Conservative flying patterns that allow a reasonable buffer
distance between the helicopter and the horses, and the helicopter
and the ground are recommended at all times."
Source: Comments from a report from the
American Association of Equine Practitioners BLM (Bureau Of Land
Management) Task Force that indicated that pilots engaged in the
roundup of wild mustangs using helicopters should keep a
significant safety buffer between their aircraft and the
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