Mon, Feb 21, 2005
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
"Howard wasn't that crazy. He wanted
my dad next to him in the Spruce Goose because if something went
wrong, he wanted to be talking to the guy who designed the
hydraulic system, not the weatherman."
Source: Jim Grant, of Encino, CA, whose father,
David, was actually flying right seat for Howard Hughes during the
one and only flight of the Spruce Goose. For reasons pertaining to
"film continuity," however, Martin Scorsese, director of "The
Aviator," replaced David Grant with a fictional weatherman. Jim
told the LA Daily News he won't be rooting for "The Aviator" at
next week's Academy Awards.
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