Tue, Aug 23, 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
“General aviation activity on the light end has
been in a steady decline for decades. The number of new airplanes
being sold today is but a tiny fraction of decades past. While
there are a number of factors contributing to this decline, one
very prevalent issue is the increasing cost of certification and
manufacturing oversight, which has led to a lack of cost-effective,
entry-level products which attract new pilots. GAMA believes the
FAA’s vision for the new Part 23 rules will enhance the
vitality of GA for future generations of pilots and aircraft
owners.” Source: GAMA CEO Pete Bunce, on the
formation of an FAA ARC tasked with modernizing Part 23 rules.
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