Sun, Feb 20, 2011
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
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’re at the starting gate of our economic
renaissance. We’ve got the talent, we’ve got the
land, and goodness knows we have the climate. It doesn’t take
a rocket scientist to figure out this is where international
companies should grow. Embraer just figured it out
Source: Melbourne Mayor Harry Goode,
commenting on the fact that on Monday, Embraer opens the doors
of its $41 million complex at Melbourne International Airport,
initially hiring 200 highly trained workers at an average salary of
$50,000. Annual payroll at Embraer’s first North American
aircraft-assembly plant will exceed $10 million, translating into a
local economic impact of $23 million a year.
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