Fri, Aug 13, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
"Our vision was to bring the 757 here
and incorporate into it some of the same concepts in our
wonderfully successful 737. But on that fateful morning of Sept.
11, by 10 o'clock in the morning this airplane had no
Source: Boeing's Wichita Plant Manager, Jeff
Turner, speaking Wednesday at a ceremony marking completion of the
last 757 fuselage. Turner said the 757 was a victim of terrorism --
that the attacks on New York and Washington killed the line just as
surely as they killed more than 3,000 people on that terrible
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