Wed, Jul 16, 2008
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.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The 787 Dreamliner is a fantastic airplane -- one that
is already changing our industry, meeting customers' needs, and
will soon be changing passengers' expectations about
Source: Pat Shanahan, vice president and
general manager of the 787 program at Boeing. Shanahan told
attendees at Farnborough that Boeing is making steady progress on
getting the 787 Dreamliner global production system up and running.
Notably, Shanahan said the dedicated global partner network -- some
aspects of which have caused headaches during the plane's long
gestation, leading to three delays -- is one of the many aspects of
the 787 that are a major leap forward for the program.
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