Fri, Dec 10, 2010
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.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"It sounds silly, but this is a serious problem. Just
this year alone, we have had over 2,200 reported instances of
people pointing lasers into the cockpits of airplanes flying around
some of our nation's busiest airports. This is up from 283
reported events in 2005."
Source: FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt,
writing on the DOT blog.
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