Sat, Dec 11, 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
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particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
“Meeting Santa was my favorite
part of the day. The plane [ride] was fun, too. I liked hearing the
pilots radio the North Pole before we landed
Source: Grace Foster, a child who "flew" to the
North Pole on one of VR-52's C-9B's out of NAS Willow Grove,
describing her adventure. This is the 12th year that VR-52 has been
giving children rides to the North Pole in a partnership with the
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