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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Initially, as I was flying over the
western states, [the other pilots] wanted to know where the
GlobalFlyer was and asking for permission to fly closer. The
airlines were wanting to show the passengers the airplane.... But
as I was approaching, it was very interesting that pilots were
getting on air traffic control, congratulating me on behalf of
their airline. There must've been 20 of those calls in rapid
Source: Steve Fossett, in an interview with ANN
about his record-breaking flight aboard the Virgin Atlantic Global
Flyer. Fossett and the Flyer will both be at Oshkosh for AirVenture