Wed, Feb 25, 2009
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.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We at Aero-News are totally opposed to a program that
will cost pilots $1.9 billion, but for which the TSA cannot
quantify the benefits. We're also concerned that while the proposed
program includes aircraft as small as 12,500 pounds, it's
conceivable that the TSA might expand the program in the future to
cover all aircraft. We're all for having security and freedom.
However this program seems to provide no increase in security while
greatly decreasing the utility of aircraft to fly freely where and
when they want. Please let your elected representatives know how
Source: 2008 National CFI of the Year, Max
Trescott, in a guest editorial for ANN about the consequences of
the TSA LASP.
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