Fri, Apr 27, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
"The FAA's massive recruiting effort, despite its
cheerful talking points and rosy public statements, has angered
students who were told to go through the CTI program to get hired
at a cost of thousands of dollars."
Source: National Air Traffic Controllers
Association President Patrick Forrey, commenting on FAA efforts to
recruit new controller hires through such online channels as
MySpace, Craigslist and Facebook... a move NATCA maintains
undermines students and graduates of degree programs in the
Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI).
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