Sun, Nov 20, 2005
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
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.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"[I]t was never an aircraft... It never flew. It
was essentially an incomplete concept model, the shell of an idea.
It was never structurally completed. It was never mechanically
completed. It was never electrically harnessed. There was only one
rotor head produced, the second was not. There were only blades
made for the one head. There were no drive train components. The
upper structures both fore and aft were never manufactured. The
interior was never completed. In no way, shape, or form did it
qualify as an aircraft, historic or otherwise."
Source: R. Steve Maxham, Army Aviation
Museum Curator, at Ft Rucker, Alabama, commenting on
a controversy that has exploded across the internet very
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