Tue, Nov 08, 2005
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.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"There were incompletely installed engines in the shop
with parts hanging from them, which in itself is not alarming, but
there was no paperwork anywhere to document what was supposed to be
happening with the engines... [a manager] said some were going onto
live aircraft and others back to the leasing company for major
overhaul or disposal, but there was no paperwork to identify which
was which. In addition to that, the right tools for the jobs they
were assigned were unavailable."
Source: AMFA National Safety and Standards
Director John Glynn, speaking to the Memphis Business
Journal about two strikebreakers who crossed picket lines in
the three-month old Northwest mechanics strike, but then quit the
carrier again when they found what Glynn calls "serious safety
concerns" with Northwest's operations.
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