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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Right. Like that really happens."
Source: The Aircraft Owners and Pilots
Association, in response to the Air Transport Association's
computer-animated television ad -- featuring a fleet of talking
aircraft -- that claims "that hot shot there is clogging up the
skies," as a business jet jumps to the front of the line of
airliners waiting to depart. The Alliance for Aviation Across
America is fighting back with an ad of its own, that soundly
refutes the ATA's "distortions and half-truths."