Mon, Feb 12, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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's difficult to respond until we've heard directly
and in detail from the FAA."
Source: Illinois Department of Transportation
spokesman Mike Claffey. On Friday, backers of establishing a third
Chicago-area airport in Peotone, IL received an unanticipated
response to their submittal of two plans for the airport: the FAA
won't look at the proposals until proponents settle on one of those
plans. The submission of two plans for approval, with the intent of
having the FAA select the best, was the result of Illinois Governor
Rod Blagojevich's hopes of resolving a dispute over rival visions
for the single-runway airport.
Airservices Australia Unlike the FAA, which is not only the regulatory body for U.S. aviation but also has direct responsibility for air traffic control, the Australian government >[...]
Also: TBM Sales Record, Offutt Airshow Cancelled, Airbus Analyzed, More UAV Thefts, UAV Autopilot? We are getting used to seeing some very advanced aircraft coming from the Diamond>[...]
Also: Disruptive Innovation, V22 Ospreys, USAF Lets Bluebook Loose, Dawn and Ceres, FAASTeam Virtual Safety Stand Down As SpaceX’s Elon Musk pushes ahead on his development o>[...]
The speed of an aircraft relative to the surface of the earth.>[...]
“General aviation is not just about flying planes; it’s about creating good-paying jobs and economic opportunity, not only in states like Missouri and Texas, but all ac>[...]