Wed, Jul 23, 2003
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
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"These guys [TSA] allow me access to the most secure
areas of an airport and trust me to safely fly a multi-million
aircraft with hundreds of people on board every day, but when it
comes to allowing me to carry a gun in my cockpit, suddenly
they’re interested in probing every aspect of my life. That
just doesn’t make sense."
Source: Airline captain, requesting anonymity
out of fear of reprisal, when discussing with the Associated
Press how the TSA is trying to make it near-impossible for pilots
to be armed. The TSA's latest trick is to move the training
facility 250 miles from the nearest big city (Albuquerque), and 40
miles from even Roswell (NM).
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