Fri, Mar 24, 2006
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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.
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"If a hurricane were to barrel through Miami-Dade County
and damage Miami International Airport's control tower and
subsequent radar system, as Hurricane Andrew did, then it is highly
possible, indeed likely, that emergency efforts in Palm Beach could
be dramatically hindered."
Source: From a letter sent to FAA Administrator
Marion Blakey this week from Florida congressmen Alcee Hastings,
Mark Foley, Robert Wexler, and Clay Shaw, admonishing the FAA for
its plans to close the Palm Beach TRACON and move approach and
departure control for the area to Miami center within the next
three years. The FAA maintains safety will not be compromised from
the move -- whether during normal conditions, or in the event of an
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