Sun, Jul 05, 2009
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.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Gathering information from accidents is vitally
important to further improve the safety of flying. Various
technical means for reinforcing flight data recovery and data
transmission to ground centers are principally available. We will
now study different options for viable commercial solutions,
including those where our experience with real-time data
transmission from our own test aircraft could support the further
development of such solutions."
Source: Tom Enders, President and CEO of
Airbus, commenting on the study launched by Airbus for
reinforcing flight data recovery, including, but not limited to,
extended data transmission for commercial airliners, so that in the
event of accidents, critical flight information can still be
recovered and released to the investigating authorities.
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