Sat, Sep 06, 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
"The strike will commence at one minute after midnight
tonight. This Company disrespected the process, bargained illegally
and most of all, disrespected the finest Aerospace workers anywhere
on the planet by failing to meet your expectations."
Source: The International Machinists And
Aerospace Workers Union, which will strike Boeing at 12:01 am
Saturday morning after last-minute negotiations between the two
sides failed. On Wednesday, IAM workers voted overwhelmingly to
reject Boeing's last contract proposal, and to authorize a strike.
Workers appeared restless, showing open disdain for the union's
agreement to postpone the walkout for 48 hours to give Boeing one
last chance to meet their demands.
Also: Porker Of The Month, Aviation BBB?, Super Puma, AirVenture Events, FedEx 767s, Solar Impulse, Sikorsky Flight Safety Foundation has released the study "Benefits Analysis of S>[...]
"The Team is proud to resume the Blue Angels mission, representing the pride and professionalism of the Navy and Marine Corps, and inspiring a culture of excellence. The Blue Angel>[...]
Coupled Approach A coupled approach is an instrument approach performed by the aircraft autopilot which is receiving position information and/or steering commands from onboard navi>[...]
Aero Linx: Aviators Model Code of Conduct Initiative (AMCC) AVIATORS MODEL CODE OF CONDUCT: Innovative tools advancing aviation safety and offering a vision of excellence for aviat>[...]
Modified Five-Jet Team Returns To Airshow Circuit The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will return to its 2016 demonstration schedule July 2-4 in Traverse City, MI, Commander, Naval Air Force>[...]