Fri, Aug 31, 2012
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
"The key to our students' success is the professionalism they have brought to every aspect of this enormously difficult challenge. Our students are not only highly creative engineers, but are also able to build on past successes in a systematic way, learning and improving as they go. They would compare favorably to professional engineers anywhere." Source: Clark School Dean Darryll J. Pines, following a 65-second flight by the school's human-powered helicopter Gamera II.
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