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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Early on, everybody thought leaving the flight deck of
the carrier was the biggest challenge of the trip... As it
turned out, it was the easiest thing, and I had a special advantage
because I was sitting next to the best pilot in the world. I admire
all of the guys; I especially admire the man I was sitting next to,
a fine man and a great pilot."
Source: Lt. Col. (retired) Richard E.
Cole, Jimmy Doolittle's co-pilot, for the infamous Doolittle Raid