Wed, Aug 27, 2008
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
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
"One must learn by doing the thing; for though you think
you know it, you have no certainty until you try."
Source: Sophocles (circa 496 BC-405 BC.) While
it's unlikely the ancient Greek philosopher had aviation on his
mind when he uttered this sentence, Sophocles' statement is
appropriate for a program to be launched soon by the Department of
Energy in collaboration with Cessna and Build A Plane, under the
DOE's "Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists" office.
The "Real World Design Challenge" will offer students and teachers
the opportunity to work alongside engineers and scientists at all
of DOE's National Labs with support from industry mentors, and gain
real-world experience by using the latest CAD/CAM design software,
online project collaboration systems, and fluid dynamic modeling
software to work on green aircraft design.
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