Tue, Mar 22, 2005
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
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
"One of the lawyers in the Weidner
case hopes that this sets a precedent, he told a Jacksonville TV
station. Of course he does; the lawyers' share of the take is
likely to be from three point something to over four million
dollars. And if we make a habit of taking the wrong lesson from
mishaps, we'll certainly have more mishaps.
And who could possibly want that?"
Source: ANN's Kevin O'Brien, in an
Aero-Views piece about a recent court verdict (ocver a tragic fatal
accident) that cost the FAA and we taxpayers many millions of
dollars when an IFR pilot seemed to get in "over his head."
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