Wed, Nov 16, 2011
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
"Besides its immediate impact on aviation safety, this
FAA action will set a sad and dangerous precedent for the future of
aviation in the United States. It will open the door to imposing
future additional charges such as weather briefings, calls to ATC
while enroute, and formerly free usage of the ATC system."
Source: Excerpt from a statement made by the IMC Clubs
International Board of Directors reacting to an FAA proposal
to charge a fee for the download of updated chart information..
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