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Mon, Dec 17, 2007

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (12.17.07)

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

"EAA headquarters decided to cease branding regional fly-ins as EAA events, [and] EAA will no longer insure regional events. The board felt that losing the EAA brand would make it increasingly difficult to obtain sponsors, exhibitors, and volunteers."

Source: Officials with the Southwest Regional Fly-In. ANN learned this weekend officers and directors of the SWRFI voted to cancel the fly-in scheduled for October 10-11, 2008 and to ultimately cease operations. SWRFI states the board opted to shut down the annual event in Hondo, TX due to declining attendance and volunteer numbers, and the loss of support from the Experimental Aircraft Association.

FMI: www.swrfi.org, www.eaa.org

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