Sun, Jun 24, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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
"I did fly that A380 you know. I was the first non-test
pilot to fly that and I'm telling you it's a very easy plane to fly
but technically complicated."
Source: Actor, and accomplished pilot, John
Travolta... who told attendees at the Paris Air Show this week he
co-piloted an Airbus A380 last November -- becoming the first
non-test pilot to do so.
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