Sun, May 28, 2006
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.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I sorted out the problems I had in Barcelona. I'm very
happy but it was a really close race!"
Source: Kirby Chambliss, after over 600,000
people packed Berlin's historic Tempelhof Airport, Saturday 27 May,
to watch the American win the third leg of the Red Bull Air
Race World Series with a total time of 02:53.70. This was the
second win for Chambliss who won the season's first race in Abu
Dhabi. New Air Race records were also set with Chambliss
reaching a top speed of 513 kph (319 mph) and Hungarian pilot
Besenyei achieving a record 13.8G in his new Edge 540.
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