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Aero-News Quote Of The Day: (02.21.05)

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

"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.

FMI: www.sprucegoose.org

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