Sun, Jun 10, 2012
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 thought-provoking.
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 B-1 has never seen this many upgrades in one block. These upgrades will give us an entirely new aircraft; this is a game changer."
Source: Maj. Thomas Bryant, the 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron assistant director of operations, discussing the B-1B Lancers that are currently undergoing the most advanced hardware and software upgrades to date as part of the Sustainment-Block 16 program.
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