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Thu, Oct 02, 2003

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.02.03)

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 thought-provoking.

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

"Without many members of the general public or the federal government actually realizing it, the general aviation industry has implemented a wide variety of measures designed to make it less vulnerable to potential misuse by a terrorist... For the most part, these steps have been implemented voluntarily instead of having been required by one agency or another. Yet, despite all that industry has done and has been required to do, one hurdle remains: Re-opening DCA to general aviation."

Source: NATA President Jim Coyne, in remarks following his congratulations to the participants in an industry working group that has been developing a series of recommendations for ways in which non-commercial aircraft operators and aviation businesses may enhance security at smaller, general aviation airports throughout the U.S. The recommendations present a series of voluntary, standardized guidelines the general aviation industry may use in continuing to ensure the security of its aircraft, flights and facilities.

FMI: www.nata-online.org

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