Sat, Jun 30, 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
"The instant thought is: 'Old airframe, no chance in
hell (in winning the competition). But there are many things
working in the Rodeo team's favor."
Source: Major Tony Nance, operations officer
for the 86th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron based at Ramstein Air
Base in Germany. Ten aircraft maintenance technicians from Ramstein
will compete against more than 55 US and international teams at the
AMC Rodeo, held July 22 through 28 at McChord Air Force Base in
Washington. The team's aircraft is a 47-year-old C-130E Hercules...
that just came off an eight-month deployment, to boot.
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