Fri, Aug 26, 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
"As for EAA, we have always maintained that aircraft
builders should follow both the letter and the spirit of the 51%
rule. Not following the rule diminishes the educational value
and understanding of the aircraft for the individual, and also
jeopardizes the current homebuilt regulations for all other
builders. That's a statement we've made before and will
continue to make in the future."
Source: EAA, commenting on ANN's investigation
into the refusal of the FAA to certify an Epic LT kit turbprop
as an Amateur-Built Experimental aircraft and what it might mean to
the SportPlane industry.
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