Sun, Feb 24, 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.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Today was the next stepping stone for Osprey's introduction into the 7th Fleet. After 40 years, this will be the last float with the frogs [Sea Knights] and we will miss them."
Source: Cmdr. Hans Sholley, "air boss" aboard Bonhomme Richard, in comments made as (for the first time while forward-deployed), amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted landing operations with the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, Feb. 19. The MV-22 Osprey is designed as the medium-lift replacement for the Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight assault support helicopter.
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