Sat, May 30, 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.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has
addressed some of the immediate, top-level concerns raised by NBAA
and other general aviation groups about how the TSA's 'badging'
program would be implemented and what impact it might have on
security and safety. The Agency's willingness to address our most
pressing concerns gives us optimism that, over time, TSA officials
will remain ready to discuss additional, unforeseen and unexpected
effects of the program so that it does not become an impediment to
operations. As NBAA Members know, the Association has long believed
that the overall 'badging' security requirement is overly broad and
ill-suited to the unique operating needs of business aviation, so
we will continue working with the Agency to address our ongoing
Source: The NBAA, after the issuance
of a new security directive by the Transportation Security
Administration, which modifies security protocols for transient and
after-hours pilots flying into commercial-service airports.
The Swiss Team of Kurt Frieden And Pascal Witprächtiger Won The 59th Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett Competition The Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, the FAI>[...]
NASA JPL Education Site The Education home page for NASA JPL is the perfect place for parents and teachers to find activities for a budding rocket scientist, engineer, technician, >[...]
Difference between true north and magnetic north, varying with position; magnetic variation drifts with time.>[...]
“We want this to be a gateway to aviation, and for the existing industry to embrace these craft.” Source: AUVSI president and CEO Brian Wynne.>[...]
Jump Follows Amputation Of Both Hands And Feet, Done To Raise Awareness Of The Condition A woman in Oklahoma who lost both hands and feet to septic shock last year has done somethi>[...]