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Sun, Jun 12, 2011

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (06.12.11)

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 thought-provoking.

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

"This route used by the C-5M may also be useful for swap-outs of deployed tankers and crews and for redeploying troops. The benefit might also allow for quicker trips saving days at home for deploying Airmen as well as requiring less stops for aircraft."

Source: Maj. John Rozsnyai, a planner in USTRANSCOM operations at Scott AFB, in comments connected to a recent and historic flight from Dover AFB to Bagram, Afghanistan via C-5M Super Galaxy... over the North Pole -- the first time such a flight has taken place with a USAF bird.

FMI: www.af.mil

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