Tue, Sep 06, 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
"We will keep trying. We were burned pretty badly
tonight. We got rolling at the specific and frantic, yes, frantic,
request of the authorities only to see it turn into a disappointing
and frustrating exercise in futility. Lesson Number One: We will
try to airlift folks going forward but will only call on our pilots
when the people to be evacuated are at the airport, lined up, ready
Source: Angel Flight SC, after putting together
a massive relocation/rescue mission to Baton Rouge and being turned
back by a confused bureaucracy as the aircraft were airborne and
enroute to that embattled location. Undaunted, Angel Flight went
back and completed that mission later in the week.
ANN urges its readers to click on the link below and donate
whatever you can to help this organization in
undertaking their amazing mission.
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