Mon, Apr 22, 2013
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 thought-provoking.
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
"The park project was conceived to accommodate the more than 10,000 school age children a year that used to visit our commercial service airport (GSP) prior to 9/11. They can no longer provide airport tours due to security constraints enacted as a result of 9/11. We also want to provide a community place where people can get outside and be active, exercise, play, and learn."
Source: Lara Kaufmann, Public Relations Director for the Greenville Downtown Airport, in comments made after three years of planning as the Greenville Downtown Airport in South Carolina set the ETA of an aviation themed playground set designed for children 2 - 5 years old, a swing set and an airplane shaped climbing structure to be in their new park by mid-June 2013, barring any weather delays.
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