Sat, Jul 16, 2005
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.
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.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We are seeing this time and time
again. In the face of growing demand, the FAA pinches pennies at
the cost of air safety and simply refuses to hire an adequate
number of inspectors. Such a shortage of inspectors is a serious
threat to aviation safety and the FAA refuses to take it
Source: Linda Goodrich, PASS regional vice
president, after the FAA turned down a union request to hire 14
more inspectors for a region the inspectors say is way overburdened
and way understaffed.
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