Sat, Mar 03, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Of course, our critics are eager to triumphantly say "I
told you so!" And perhaps they are right -- for the near term. I
have often told you that although Eclipse is not yet as good I
believe we will eventually be at avoiding problems, I’ll put
our ability to solve tough problems up against that of any other
individual or company. Pundits have predicted our demise an almost
incalculable number of times... There is zero doubt in my mind that
our current challenges will produce a stronger company, and a
better product. We’ve done it before, and we will do it
Source: Eclipse Aircraft CEO Vern Raburn, in a
letter to customers Friday detailing the reasons for a regretable
slip in the company's planned production schedule through 2007 --
and the steps Eclipse is taking to resolve those issues with its
Eclipse 500 VLJ.
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