Mon, Nov 01, 2004
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.
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"At a show a man came up to me and
said, 'I trained in that airplane.' I said, 'Yeah, that's great,
you know, I hear that all the time,'" Randall said. "But then he
said no, I trained in that airplane with that tail
Source: Red Baron Pizza Squadron veteran Jeff
Randall, speaking for his teammates, Jim Keller, Travis Aukes and
Erick Nodland about the team's 25th anniversary this year. That
makes the Red Barons the oldest civilian act in air show aviation.
The squadron flies Stearmans built in the 1930s and 1940s. And, as
evidenced above, some of the people who attend their air shows have
a personal history with those planes.
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